Be on the lookout for fraudulent Facebook Sponsored Ads

We have all seen the ads that populate the right column of our Facebook pages. These “Sponsored Ads” are paid advertisements by various brands, companies and individuals. Do not assume that just because it is a paid advertisement that it has gone through any type of vetting process by Facebook.
Work from home scams have been around for ages. Who wouldn’t want the freedom and convenience of working from home? Rab, an alert member of the Facecrooks community saw this bogus ad and brought it to our attention:
Here we see an ad titled “Part Time Jobs,” and it appears to come from When the unsuspecting user clicks on the ad they are taken to a bogus news site with a sales pitch on their work from home offer.
The page is rife with sensational testimonials and comments from people they want you to believe are currently using the program. If you scroll to the bottom of this page you will see the fine print of this offer:

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My Income Connection terms and conditions:

To access your website, a nominal charge of $1.95 USD is needed for us to know that you are a real person. Upon payment, youll receive instant access to your very own website for a 5-day trial-enrollment. After your trial-enrollment expires, in order to keep your website active and available on the internet, you agree that your card will be charged $29.95 per month for hosting and maintenance. There are no hidden fees and no long-term contracts. You may cancel anytime simply by calling our office toll-free at (888) 230-7531.

As you can see, you must pay $1.95 to verify you are real person. This is a huge warning flag! If they have peeked your interest and you choose to continue, you are redirected to yet another website called myincomeconnection[dot]com.

You can read a report on this “opportunity” at

Keep in mind that most work from home opportunities are scams. Thoroughly research any opportunity before parting with your hard-earned cash!

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