BBB Scam Alerts
06/22/2015
A Slavic Village Grandpa was almost scammed in the "Grandparents Scam." Someone who he thought was his grandson called this morning claiming to be in jail following a DWI..
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06/17/2015
  In a particularly malicious scam, con artists have created fake websites that prey on those looking for affordable housing (sometimes called "Section 8"). The sit..
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10/07/2014
Contact: Sue A. McConnell sue@cleveland.bbb.org (216) 623-8960 For Immediate Release - October 6, 2014 -  A Canton-area mother of two reported to BBB earlier today t..
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07/21/2014
Everyone wants an easy button and scam artists are no exception. According to Cleveland 19 Action News, scammers are targeting EZ Pass customers with an email scam design..
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05/21/2014
Some scams just won't die. The Facebook shutdown scam is the perfect example.
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05/21/2014
Craigslist.org can be a great place to find deals on used vehicles, electronics, appliances and other major items. But watch out for a new, elaborate scam that's taking advantage of bargain hunters.
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04/29/2014
Reps for direct sales companies like Avon, Thirty-One Gifts and Mary Kay are finding themselves the targets of a new take on the classic check scam. Scammers pose as new customers and try to con consult..
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04/25/2014
No experience necessary, no resume required, immediate start... sounds like the perfect job description, right? Actually, it sounds more like a scam. Craigslist job scams use tempting offers and the nam..
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04/14/2014
This lottery scam is up to the same old tricks... with one big exception. They built a website for a fake consumer protection agency and are using BBB's mailing address. Watch out!
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03/18/2014
Everyone loves getting something for nothing. And scammers have been cashing in on that desire for a long time, through phone, email, text message... and now the new social media app Snapchat. Snapchat ..
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