Desperate Job Seekers Continue To Fall Prey To Work-At-Home Scams

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For many unemployed Americans, the need to find a job, any job, has made them susceptible to con artists promising easy riches through work-at-home schemes and similar frauds.

They include Barbara Beatteay, a 58-year-old cancer patient and stroke survivor who was unemployed, bankrupt and struggling to pay medical bills when she answered what she thought was a legitimate ad to work from home as an administrative assistant.