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How can you tell the difference between a real job and a scam on craigslist?

Many people I know say they've gotten their jobs through craigslist but all my boyfriend and i have run into are scams or commission jobs. How can we tell if its fake or not? what are the obvious signs?

Asked By: GothicOtaku - 11/18/2011
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Do you know how to check the header of a received email? If not, you could google for information. Being able to read the header to determine the geographic location an email originated from will help you weed out the most obvious scams and scammers. Then delete and block that scammer. Don't bother to tell him that you... More
Answered By: Buffy Staffordshire - 11/19/2011
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A real job always interviews you at their office - a scammer offers you a job without ever meeting you face to face. A real job will never send you a link for a credit report, background check, etc before they have ever met you. A real job will have a very clear job description, a listed phone number, an address that... More
Answered By: Kittysue - 11/18/2011
 
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