Don’t Waste Your Money: Work from home scams

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(WHTM) — With many people not wanting to go back to the office full time in 2022, many of us are looking for flexible jobs that we can do from home. But, if so, beware.

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Laurie Obermeyer is a freelance graphic designer who lost a lot of work during the pandemic and needed something a little more stable. So she started job hunting on LinkedIn and Monster and found a great paying graphics position.

“They contacted me, said they looked at my resume,” Obermeyer said.

The company, Granite Construction of Lansing, said she was perfect. But, first, she needed to send money for equipment. “They were going to send me somethings to build a remote office, a Mac,” she explained.

After a little online research, Obermeyer realized it was all a scam to…

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