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Business News: Secret Shopper Scam

(CBS)- The Better Business Bureau says be wary of a secret shopper scam.  Recently scammers have taken to Craigslist and other websites posting a job for "the Home Depot survey." Alleged managers send a packet of information and a fake check for 300 dollars.  A note in the packet instructs the "secret shopper" to deposit the check and wire money back.
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(CBS)- Fatigue on the job is still a major problem for air traffic controllers.  A new report says air traffic controllers are still working schedules where they may get little or no sleep before working overnight shifts.  Air traffic controllers are at greater risk for fatigue, errors and accidents because of those overnight schedules.
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(CBS)-  Starbucks is giving its baristas a new job perk. The coffee giant is offering tuition reimbursement to both full and part-time employees working their way through college. Starbucks is partnering up with Arizona State University's online studies program. The new benefit will cover two full years of internet courses at ASU.  Starbucks says it isn't sure how much the program will cost, but a spokesman estimated the benefit is equal to about 30,000 dollars per employee.  Most of the company's 135,000 employees are eligible and they don't have to remain with Starbucks after getting their degree.


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