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linkedin job post "product tester' recieved a email check PDF to deposit so I can purchase the product which I am supposed to test..Scam?

It is almost certainly a scam, even if the mechanics are not obvious. There are more legitimate ways for them to provide you a product a test without making you go through hoops to deposit a printed ...
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linkedin job post "product tester' recieved a email check PDF to deposit so I can purchase the product which I am supposed to test..Scam?

In addition to the points made in other answers, a check through email is never safe, since there is no way to prove it wasn't forged. That's enough reason to run away all by itself. And "at home ...
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Why someone that I've been dating for the last 4 months then asks me to make a transfer for him?

Unless you have interacted with this person substantially in person (not by chat or video or text) then you are being scammed. Break off all contact. If you have given out any personal information ...
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Could this surprise winning of a huge sum of money be legit?

The moment they want you to pay money to get "your" money, is the moment you know it is a scam. Why did they need you to pay money for an insurance policy? so I pulled the plug and asked ...
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linkedin job post "product tester' recieved a email check PDF to deposit so I can purchase the product which I am supposed to test..Scam?

If they want you to buy the product, then that means the product is already on the market and available for sale. You test products before they get released. Finding problems after something is on ...
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Are Unique Options FX and Unique Options a scam?

If the enforcement agencies are able to shut down a scammer, they may be able to recover some of the money. So it's worth reporting this to the regulatory agencies. But I would assume the money is ...
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Why someone that I've been dating for the last 4 months then asks me to make a transfer for him?

This is most likely either an advance-fee scam or a money-mule scam. If you're being asked to pay money to be able to access your money, it's nearly always a scam. Are you sure that you're dealing ...
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Could this surprise winning of a huge sum of money be legit?

No genuine lottery will ever ask you for money. Say you win £1,000,000 in the UK lottery. And because you live in a foreign country with strange tax laws £200,000 has to be paid to your tax office. ...
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