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The truth about work at home scams
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The thought of earning a lucrative salary from the comfort of home is a tempting one – and that’s precisely why so many organizations take advantage of unsuspecting Hoosiers through “work at home” business opportunities. Learn how to avoid being taken advantage of by knowing what to look for.
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Below are the Business Opportunity Questionnaire and Business Opportunity Transactions Standard Disclosure forms and related materials requiring completion in order to comply with the Business Opportunity Transactions Act, Indiana Code § 24-5-8-1-21.
In order to register as a business opportunity, you must return the completed forms, together with a filing fee of $50.00 made out to the Indiana Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division.
If you are renewing your registration, you must return the completed Business Opportunity Transactions Standard Disclosure with the $10.00 renewal fee, to the Division on or before the anniversary date of the initial filing for the particular business opportunity. If any material change in the information occurs, you must pay a $10.00 amendment filing fee. You may not advertise or make any other respresentations to any investor in Indiana unless you have first registered with the Division.
Copies of the Business Opportunity forms are included below for your convenience. While Division staff have reviewed these copies for accuracy, the Division will not be responsible for any inaccuracies that may be on the copy. It is simply a guide. It is the responsibility of the Business Opportunity to comply with all the provisions of the Business Opportunity Transactions Act, and to ascertain the laws applicability to their activities in Indiana.
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