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Military spouses targeted in online job scams


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(Tribune News Service) — Military spouses and veterans looking for extra cash are being advised to watch out for too-good-to-be-true job offers online.

Fraudsters are using trusted names like Walmart, Target or Best Buy and offering jobs with high pay or a chance to work remotely and with flexible hours.

Many scams targeting military spouses aim to steal money under the guise of “mystery shopper” jobs, according to a July warning by the Federal Trade  Commission https://www.stripes.com/news/us/military-spouses-targeted-in-online-job-scams-1.594066

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