03/20/2012
Have you received a text message offering you a free Walmart gift card? The BBB has a warning that the Walmart gift card text message is a smishing scam.
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03/14/2012
In tax season, scams include phishing emails that appear to be from IRS as well as identity theft, reports Giselle Phelps of KDAF-TV. Know your preparer and watch the details, advises Jeannette Kopko of..
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02/27/2012
An on-going phishing email scam appears to be from the Better Business Bureau. The latest version accuses the recipient of being involved in a scam and demands a response to BBB.
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02/23/2012
Both the BBB and the FBI say timeshare resale fraud is on the rise, reported Jay Gormley on CBS11-TV, Dallas – Fort Worth. Timeshare owners pay thousands of dollars up front but their timeshares aren't ..
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02/01/2012
A malicious email is claiming to be from BBB, but can download software to break into financial accounts and steal money, warns Daniel Novick of CW33-TV, Dallas - Fort Worth.
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01/23/2012
A new wave of fake BBB emails reads "BBB SBQ Form," asking recipients to click on a link to update their information. Other phishing emails claim to be about a complaint with BBB. Do not click on the li..
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12/21/2011
The growing popularity of electronic books, tablet computers and other devices has inspired scams by unrelated firms that target readers, authors and authorized book publishers, the BBB warns.
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12/21/2011
Many people will be traveling to see family and friends in the next few weeks. Scammers know this too, and may try to trick you into divulging your credit card information by posing as hotel employees. ..
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11/18/2011
Sales of e-books continue to grow, and e-readers and electronic tablets are expected to be popular holiday gifts. BBB warns that e-book scams are growing as well, and lists tips to avoid e-book scams.
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11/16/2011
A new scam has hit the market, targeting cell phone users. BBB warns that “smishing,” similar to “phishing,” uses text messages to bait consumers into divulging their personal information.
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