by Seena Gressin, Attorney, Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC
Are you tempted to play "The Circle Game," join a "Blessing Loom," or jump on a "Money Board"? These are some of the names for an online scam that's making the rounds at a time when millions of people are out of work and scraping for cash.
It promises a big return for a modest investment. Don't fall for it. You're virtually guaranteed to lose your money, or pull in friends and family who will lose theirs.