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Undercover or "mystery" shopping is one of those careers that seems too good to be true, but the position isn't just the stuff of spam emails. Consumer Reports employs secret shoppers in New York and 65 other cities nationwide. They describe one man, whose specialty is electronics, as "easy to dismiss". "Behind the newspaper he’s apparently studying, our man is steeling himself for a performance that will require quick thinking and steady nerves. He must spend thousands of dollars on unlikely purchases without raising suspicion or compromising his under-cover status. When his job is done and the glass doors close behind him, employees will find it difficult to recall his face. Success. He can return another day." [Consumer Reports Electronics Blog via Consumerist]