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Investment, Work & Money Making Schemes

If someone offers you a deal to make money that sounds too good to be true, read our tips first to avoid getting scammed. 
You can learn how to avoid phony business opportunities that take your money rather than help you make money.
You can find out how to recognize an illegal pyramid scheme or multi-level marketing scam.
If you’re thinking about going back to school to train for a new job, read our tips on choosing a career or trade school.
We Can Help
If you have a complaint about an investment, work or scheme to make money, contact us for help or call toll free within North Carolina at 1-877-5-NO-SCAM.

Watch our video Risky Business to learn about investments that can wipe out your savings, or financial instruments that make money for a slick salesman while making your funds hard to get your hands on.