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BBB Scam Alerts
11/06/2014
Every day is Halloween for scammers. Con artists have masqueraded as FBI agents, school employees and even church pastors. Now, scammers' latest guise is that of customer support staff for pre-paid debi..
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10/15/2014
Newspapers from Minneapolis to Cincinnati to San Diego are being hit by a subscription scam. Con artists are sending out fake renewal notices to area residents, hoping to trick subscribers into overpayi..
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10/09/2014
Watch out for scammers offering free medical devices. Fall is peak season for telemarketing calls that attempt to trick seniors into parting with personal information or agreeing to be billed for device..
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09/26/2014
How the Scam Works: You see a job post on Craigslist.org. It says Clearpoint, a non-profit organization that provides credit counseling, is hiring an "Office Admin Assist..
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09/12/2014
Better Business Bureau is warning schools and school districts across the country about possible fake invoices for educational supplies. In the past few weeks, there has ..
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08/27/2014
Get rich quick schemes promising high returns in minimal time are not a new phenomenon. But clever scammers are now promoting these "money flipping" scams on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to target a ..
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07/21/2014
According to MidSouth Bank, automated calls from multiple 877 phone numbers are NOT from the bank, but are scam calls intended to steal consumer banking information. The ..
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07/09/2014
Take our short survey and receive a $50 gift card! Offers like this claim to be gathering customer feedback for legitimate businesses, but they are really promoting spammy products or they are after you..
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07/02/2014
In a scam known as "credit muling," scammers are taking advantage of cash strapped victims by fooling them into purchasing new wireless contracts. Scammers take the phones, and leave victims on the hook..
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06/18/2014
BBB serving South Central Louisiana is alerting residents to be aware of several “Spoofing” scams operating in and around the Baton Rouge area. A spoofing attack occurs when a scammer masquerades as ano..
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