· 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.