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Pleasanton Weekly

- February 3, 2012

Beware of mystery shopper scams

Payment is often with a bad check

by Jason Alderman

Getting paid to go shopping may sound like a dream job, but buyer beware: For each legitimate mystery or secret shopper opportunity, probably hundreds more are scams.

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--Jason Alderman is a financial expert who directs Practical Money Skills for Life, a free, award-winning financial education program.