Category: Scam Questions

Is onlinestudentjob.com a scam?

Update: This is a post from 2012 and the website onlinestudentjob.com has since been taken down. However, I do feel that this article is a good exercise in learning how to research job offers and postings you find in the real world. So, this article will remain on the site for educational purposes.  Dear WAHFAQ, I saw this ad posted on my school campus. Is it real job or a scam? Well, at first glance, this doesn’t look like a job offer, it looks more like an income opportunity that you’re going to have to pay for to get information. You’ll…

Are Internet Surveys a Scam?

Dear WAHFAQ, I’ve seen a ton of websites that claim I can make money doing Internet surveys. Have you done these? Can you make money or is it all just a scam? You can make money with Internet Surveys, but, not a lot. Most companies work on a ‘point’ system, where you need to redeem a certain number of points (by filling out surveys) which you then can convert into cash. They’ll set your payment limit at $50-$100, because they’re not going to send you checks or deposits for every little survey you do. It will take TIME to get…

The three most evil work at home scams ever

Dear WAHFAQ, There are so many scams out there. Are there any ones that are worse, or more evil than others? Granted, I consider most scams to be some kind of “evil” but there are a few in particular that have their own special brand of sinister wretchedness. That is because in these scams, you will actually be paid, but unbeknownst to you, you’re scamming someone else! Keep in mind that these are pretty sophisticated scams, so you may only be one part of the larger puzzle: Version One: The Payment Processing Clerk As a “payment processing clerk”, you may…

Is Bethany Mooradian a Scam?

As my books and website becomes more popular and my name gets a little bit more recognition, the inevitable Google search phrase will start to pop up, as it has for so many others before me: “Is Bethany Mooradian a scam?” I know that this will be more of a rant than anything else, but figured I might as well address this question head on, so that people can hear it from the horse’s mouth, so to speak. (Insert feigned neighing here.) Um, no. I’m not a scam. This site is not a scam. We are not going to try…