05/06/2014
This secret shopper scam is preying on businesses and job seekers alike. Using the names of local companies and their bank account numbers, scammers issue fake checks to "secret shoppers," who are encou..
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04/21/2014
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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04/02/2014
The world is eager for news about the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370. So eager, in fact, that scammers are taking advantage of our curiosity. Don't fall for click bait teasers promoting exclusi..
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03/21/2014
Watch out for fake emails informing you that you are being summoned for a court appearance. The file attached to the fake email is actually malware.
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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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03/07/2014
Using Caller ID spoofing technology and a look alike website, scammers are posing as Verizon Wireless and conning victims into sharing personal information.
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03/03/2014
Just like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram before it, Pinterest is becoming a new outlet for scammers. Watch out for con artists who access users' accounts and pin spammy products.
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02/24/2014
Businesses beware. Scammers in Asia are trying to trick you into paying a premium for your website domain names. Don't fall for these scare tactics.
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02/14/2014
When the maker of the popular smartphone app, Flappy Bird, pulled the hit game after just a month, scammers rose up to meet demand. Unfortunately, some copies of the app come with undesirable side affects.
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