Company initiates contact with you from a generic or free online web email address.
Company web site domain was recently registered.
Company requires you to receive and ship packages (normally overseas) for a commission.
Company claims to reimburse for shipping costs or provides a carrier account number (likely set up through stolen financial information or is stolen account info from a legitimate company).
Company is not located in the United States or is conducting business only with clients overseas.
Misspelled words, grammatical errors appear in the job offer and corresponding emails.
Job description promises high income for very little time and effort; no experience necessary.
Employment starts without a face to face interview.
Company information cannot be verified.
Employer requires personal information without providing a detailed job description.
If the job sounds “too good to be true”, it probably is.