Scam Prevention Tips
09/01/2015
Next time you call the customer service department of your credit or debit card, be sure to double check the number. Scammers are purchasing phone numbers similar to thos..
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08/13/2015
Growing up “back-to-school” shopping was always a bittersweet event for me. On one hand, it meant the end of summer and the start of homework and tests. On the other hand..
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07/21/2015
Thinking of escaping the cold for more tropical weather? Cruises are a popular way to travel to warmer waters, and enjoy relaxing time with family and friends. Before you..
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07/14/2015
The ransomware scam is back and more vicious than ever, according to a new FBI report. Ransomware is a virus that freezes your computer, holding it ransom until you pay t..
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06/16/2015
In a particularly malicious scam, con artists have created fake websites that prey on those looking for affordable housing (sometimes called “Section 8″). The sites appea..
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06/11/2015
Smart people get taken in by scams every day of the year. Many others come “this close” to taking the bait before taking a deep breath and asking a trusted person if the ..
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06/09/2015
Looking for a job as a nanny, babysitter or caregiver? Be careful when responding to job postings or emails. A new scam is preying on job seekers. How the Scam Works: You..
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06/04/2015
As you dream of summer fun, BBB is reminding consumers of vacation scams that can turn a dream vacation into a nightmare. Whether it is by phone, email, or in an ad poste..
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