HUGO, Minn. And if someone does come to your door, you can ask to see a permit. However, not all cities and counties require a permit.
Our office manager, David, then graced us with his presence, sporting a pair of highly polished and surprisingly distracting shoes. Anyone with a respectable number of sales the previous day would get enthusiastic high-fives accompanied by a lengthy motivational speech. In turn, each of us reached for the Kool Aid.
Post a New Topic. Original post made by Nayeli P. Please, please do not open your door to these scammers.
If he sold the most, he said, he'd win a trip. But the magazines never came — not a single one. He called the number on the sales receipt but could never reach anyone.
Hundreds of young people are being abused and exploited within the travelling sales industry in the US. In a report published on Thursday, entitled Knocking at Your Doorthe anti-trafficking charity Polaris describes how unemployed young people are targeted by recruiters who promise them an enjoyable job involving travel and high profits. Once part of a travelling team selling goods door to door, however, they become vulnerable to serious abuse.
View Full Version : Beware of teens selling magazines door to door! Okay, not exactly related to the writing business, but kind of close. In case anyone out there doesn't know this yet, do not buy magazines from the kids who come door-to-door selling subscriptions.
The Ohio State University. When people think of labor trafficking, it is often in the context of agricultural work. However, there are many different industries that depend on the labor of exploited adults and children.
These scams typically begin with a knock at the door and a young person on the other side claiming to be raising money for a charity, school trip, or other seemingly worthy cause by selling magazine subscriptions. In fact, consumers who take the bait and sign up for a subscription often report that they receive nothing in return. Every year, young people fan out across the country, looking to make easy money from unsuspecting consumers.