Contributor Herb Weisbaum
wrote about work-at-home home scams to watch out for, including state investigations on rebateprocessorjobs.com and processathome.com.
He also reports on
. Some Web sites that claim to offer grant money from the government are bogus.
A growing number of companies also
promise to help people drowning in debt
. They “guarantee” to lower your monthly credit card payments and get collection agencies off your back. Phony debt relief outfits take your money and do nothing. Don’t respond to the first ad you see or hear.
Dateline wires the home of a volunteer, Jenny, from top to bottom with hidden cameras. Then she called repairmen to her house for a simple problem we created as a test with Jenny's pool. NBC's Chris Hansen reports.