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I have just received an email offer from secret shopper .

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I have just received an email offer from:"secret shopper". are they a scam?

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*Due to rules of your state bar or mine, nothing herein is intended as legal advice, only intended as general information to better help yourself.*

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This appears to be a common scam that reappears in many places and under many names. You can read about similar scams at the Internet Crime Complaint Center.

Eventually the con artist may even send you a cashier's check or money order and request that you deposit it the check and send back a portion of the funds. At sometime in the future - after you have sent the money - you will find that the check you deposited was fraudulent and the money will be assessed against you.

Here is the site to file a complaint with the Internet Crime Complaint Center:

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Thanks a lot. very helpful

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