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FBI warns against work-from-home schemes that involve wire transfers

If you are thinking about applying for a job that allows you to work from home, you may want to think twice.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation says it’s constantly investigating work-from-home schemes. 165 more words


Telemarketers Took Millions From Senior Citizens In Medicare Card Scam

There’s now one less unsavory, immoral, disrespectful group scamming senior citizens of their savings, as federal regulators took action against the operators of a scheme in which telemarketers pretended to be Medicare representatives in order to bilk millions of dollars from older consumers. 249 more words

The One Time I Almost Joined a Pyramid Scheme

“How do I add music to this?” he asked. What started with an innocent power slide question turned to an hour conversation where he gave a mini-presentation of his luxurious vacations and ended in a piranha frenzy of excitement. 614 more words


Functional Programming in the Real World

“Here is a list of functional programs applied to real-world tasks. The main criterion for being real-world is that the program was written primarily to perform some task, not primarily to experiment with functional programming. 42 more words


Five ways to reward your amazing qualities at work

When was the last time your employer asked you how you’d like to be rewarded for your hard work? The trusty ‘cash bonus’ is still the default way to show employees how valued they are, but forward-thinking employers are beginning to move away from this traditional method of compensation. 571 more words


How to spot a government grant scam

The allure of getting free money from the government often draws a lot of interest, especially from those looking for financial help.

That’s exactly what con artists are preying upon in the “government grant scam,” an operation that’s already cost one Hawaii small business owner $100,000. 325 more words