Name Compilers Scam

You see a work at home job listing like this: [ Compiler:  We are now
accepting applications for our at home name compiler positions. Work is
simple and can be done full or part time. Work involves simple typing and
clerical work. $255.00 per week.]

How it works

As a Name list compiler you will be responsible for typing or writing names
and addresses onto "special" data entry forms for which you will be paid
approximately .50 per name/address you submit. Theoretically, these
addresses will then be complied into a mailing list and sold to advertisers.
There is typically a $10.00 to $50.00 "application" free to apply for these

Reality Check

There are no reputable bulk mail companies that hire "Name Compilers".
Why? Well, thanks to technology and the Internet, names and addresses are
handled electronically with SQL and database queries, therefore eliminating
the need for a name collector. Your fee of $10 to $50 will only supply you with
instructions on how to spam others with the same ad that you saw. Steer
clear of ads that require a fee to become a name compiler. These are not
legitimate job opportunities and exist with the sole purpose of taking your

Related Topics: Typing Scams, Work at Home Listings
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