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Scam Victim Solution Center:

Work at home Money Laundering Scams


What to do and how to do it if you are in trouble from the following scams:

 Work at home scams

Processing or reshipping checks, money orders;

Re-shipping envelopes, envelope contents, and/or merchandise;

Receiving money wired into your account;

Writing checks on somebody else's account;

Secret Shopper jobs;

Receiving credit cards or gift cards from a foreign employer or someone you met online.

Romance scams victims are often instructed to do the same things as are listed above


How to use the Work-at-Home Scam solution lists.

At the top of the blue column to your left Z is a dark green box that says "What to do & how to do it menu."  The column with the box appears on every page.

Click on the box and you will be taken to a page that describes the various situations that present themselves to the victims of the scams listed above.

One of the situations will match what you are going through right now.  Click on the description and you will be taken to a solution check list.

Most of you will be able to follow the solution list without any further problems; however, some of you will need extra assistance from a Fraud Victim Advocate.

Some pages contain an alert box that is either

  • Green: You are not in any trouble

  • Light amber: You will be alright as long as you don't put off following the steps for more than a day or two.

  • Dark amber: You may run into trouble, follow the steps immediately.

  • Dark red: You are at high risk of arrest.

Before contacting us, be sure to go through all the recommended solution steps.  Due to the unprecedented volume of fraud victims requiring personalized assistance, it's becoming more and more difficult to make time for all of you.  The more you have done before contacting us, the better chance you have of a quick resolution.

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The links listed in the text below are repeated on each solution check list page:


If you have been corresponding with scammers, you are at serious risk of Identity Theft


Western Union and MoneyGram were designed to send money to friends and family, not to send money to strangers.



In all these scams, Identity Theft is a major element and you are at serious risk.  We cannot stress how devastating Identity Theft will be for you, nor how valuable your personal information is to the scammers - even if you have bad credit your identity is sold to illegal/undocumented aliens, drug runners and gun runners - nor how determined they are to acquire even a small amount of personal information from you and your computer.

I Stop all correspondence with the scammers.  Do not open their emails, do not speak with them on the phone.  If they persist in calling you, blow a whistle into the phone.

Go here for Your Identity Theft Prevention To Do List

Scammers are only interested in you if you are sending them money.  They are not interested in anything else you have to say.  If you tell them you have reported the counterfeit drafts to the police, they won't care - unless they have spent a lot of money buying the counterfeit drafts and have not seen any profits.  In that case, they may threaten you out of momentary frustration

Segregate all email correspondence from the scammers into a folder in your email box.  To learn how to file a Scam Email Report, go here:

 If you are receiving threats from the scammers, go here: 99.9% of the time, scammers make empty threats using personal and family information you have willingly handed over in emails, chats, and telephone conversations.  To make sure you are are not in any danger, and what to do if you are, go HERE.

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