Do your homework before signing up for work-at-home

BBB advises consumers to be cautious about work-at-home opportunities The ability to work from home is an attractive proposition, especially when a company promises high income for little effort. But Better Business Bureau advises consumers to be careful about accepting these offers. BBB received over 1,800 complaints about work-at-home businesses in 2012. The majority of…

Victims of work-at-home scams to receive checks

The Federal Trade Commission announced Wednesday that the victims of several work-at-home scams the agency took action against in 2010 will finally receive their portion of a $685,000 settlement. One of the companies named in the action was Abili-Staff, Ltd., based out of San Antonio. According to the FTC: Billing itself as a “scam free”…