I had found an ad in the tv guide for work at home jobs. I decided to call and in about 2 weeks recieved a letter from Financial Resources Unlimited explaining the program.
(The Following is the actual letter's contents.)
Financial Resources Unlimited, Inc.
7000 Adams Street
Willowbrook, IL 60527
Earn $550.00 To $3,000.00, and More, Weekly!!
We Need You To Fold And Mail Our Catalog Circulars Immediately!!
Ten dollars for each circular you mail...
Free Postage... Free Circulars... No Newspaper Ads... No Magazine Ads... No Bulletin Board Ads!
Paychecks mailed to you every Wednesday! Advance paycheck forms included in your package!!
You could be earning Big Paychecks within two weeks...If you act Now!!
We have selected you to be one of our new catalog circular mailers. You will earn from $550.00 to $3,000.00 every week and your paycheck is mailed to you promptly every Wednesday. If you accept our offer today, your first paycheck will be in your hands in approximately ten days time.
Our printing and publishing company is hiring home workers for our busy season. We desperately need at least 500 home workers, each week, to stuff and mail out our special advertising circulars. We have so much work on hand that we're paying home workers $10.00 for each letter stuffed and returned to us as per our instructions.
There is no limit to the number of letters that you can stuff and mail for our company. If we recieve 55 Letters stuffed and mailed out by you, we'll pay you $550.00. If we recieve 75 letters, we'll pay you $750.00. If we recieve 95 letters, we'll pay you $950.00. If we recieve 300 letters, we'll pay you $3,000 and so on. The more letters you stuff and mail, the more money you'll make.
Absolutely NO advertising is required on your part!! No newspaper ads, no magazine ads, no bulletin boards ads and no handing out flyers.
Qualifications: You must be able to read and write simple English. You must also be able to fold our loose page circulars, stuff and seal them in an envelope. Apply postage and mail them with the address labels we provide to you!
If you pay attention to circulars that you recieve from other companies, notice how they ALL are very vague about what your package will contain, and also they don't tell you if they are the ones that are going to send you the envelopes and circulars to stuff. They say all envelopes will come to you already stamped and addressed. That simply means that YOU will have to advertise to get people to send you self addressed stamped envelopes.
We are different! WE send you the envelopes and letters to be stuffed... And WE pay you for the work you do as per our instructions. Your only job is to stuff our special advertising circulars that we will send you into envelopes, that we also provide to you, and then mail them out to recieve $10.00 each payment from US!
(end of letter front page)
I saved the first letter they sent me and the yellow paper with the instructions.
I had paid $160.00 to recieve the package and $110.00 to stamp and send the letters I worked on out. It has been passed the required time to recieve my check for the work I did and still I have recieved nothing from them. So now I'm out of money I couldn't afford at the time with no hope of getting it back...
I know one thing though...I'll never try another work at home ad again!
Los Angeles, California
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