The Better Business Bureau investigates thousands of scams every year, from the latest gimmicks to schemes as old as the hills. Our new Scam Source (www.bbb.org/scam) is a comprehensive resource on scam investigations from BBBs around the country, with tips from BBB, law enforcement and others.
The BBB has divided scams up into nine major categories and picked the top scam in each, plus our “Scam of the Year.”
Top Job Scam
Top Sweepstakes and Lottery Scam
Top Social Media/Online Dating Scam
Top Home Improvement Scam
Top Check Cashing Scam
Top Phishing Scam
Top Identity Theft Scam
Top Financial Scam
Top Sales Scam
Scam of the Year
For more information on these and other scams, go to BBB Scam Source (www.bbb.org/scam).
Always START WITH TRUST. The BBB is an unbiased, non-profit organization which sets and upholds high standards for fair and honest business behavior.
The BBB purpose is not to act as an advocate for businesses or consumers but to act as a mutually trusted intermediary to resolve disputes and provide information to assist consumers in making wise buying decisions. The BBB of Acadiana works for a trustworthy marketplace by maintaining standards for truthful advertising, investigating and exposing fraud against consumers and businesses.
The BBB of Acadiana services the parishes of Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Martin, St. Landry and Vermilion.