Optimistic people scour the web daily in search of work from home opportunities. Job seekers desiring to work at home run the gamut from the unemployed to those who are looking for an additional income stream to stay at home moms hoping to contribute a little extra income to the family budget. Sadly, what many encounter are shady employment ads that are deliberately concocted to rob the unsuspecting of money, personal information and time. This may lead some to believe that all home office jobs are scams, which simply is not true. Kate Lister of the Teleresearch Network estimates that