Although there are valid mystery shopper jobs available on the Internet, scams are common as well, reports the Federal Trade Commission. A number of signs, including over-compensat...
Legitimate mystery shopping opportunities are out there, but so are plenty of
scams. If an opportunity is on the up and up, you won't have to pay an application
Oct 14, 2014 ... I confess… I once was a mystery shopper. Decades ago, I shopped at stores to
see what they were charging for certain products and visited ...
While some retailers actually do hire mystery shoppers
to evaluate the quality of service in their stores, legitimate mystery
shopping jobs are typically small, part-time positions, and retailers do not charge an application fee. Therefore, be wary of job listings that... More »
This mystery shopper scam uses fraudulent offers, fake checks and wire transfers
to persuade unsuspecting consumers into sending money to fraudsters who ...
It's a new twist on the “fake check” scam: People across the country are receiving
... The letter invites you to become a paid mystery shopper in your area, and the ...
One of the more serious scams involves someone claiming to be with a legitimate
company such as Secret Shopper® and sending out large counterfeit cashier's ...
I received a check through the mail for a Secret Shopper job. Ended up being a
scam. ..... Therefore it is critical not dismiss mystery shopping as a scam. It is not.
A behind the scenes interview with a real "Mystery Shopper". Sometimes
something that seems like a scam may not be!