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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11/16/2011
The BBB warns job seekers that call center jobs advertised on Craigslist could lead to identity theft. The employer supposedly is an "Internet-based gift giving service," but the addresses are parking l..
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11/09/2011
On Veterans Day, Americans honor those who serve our country. BBB warns that scammers target schemes to active and retired service members and their families, as well as the public.
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11/02/2011
Better Business Bureau cautions businesses and consumers about a fake website and phone calls posing as BBB about sweepstakes’ winnings. This is a scam – BBB is not conducting a sweepstakes.
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11/01/2011
Better Business Bureau (BBB) advises consumers to check out chimney cleaning services to prevent their hard earned dollars from going up in smoke.
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10/31/2011
With millions of users worldwide, social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter are unquestionably popular, but Better Business Bureau (BBB) warns users may be the target of social media scammers.
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10/27/2011
Consumers across the country are reporting scam emails that appear to be from ticket company StubHub, warns the BBB. The emails try to lure recipients into sharing credit card information by falsely ale..
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10/19/2011
A sweepstakes scam is falsely using the BBB name in letters asking consumers to wire $25,000 supposedly to pay insurance costs for winnings of $3,500,000.00.
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10/19/2011
BBB warns that a bogus email supposedly from Mark Zuckerberg at Facebook about winning $1 million in a sweepstakes is a scam. The email is not from Facebook and consumers should not click on the link to..
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10/11/2011
Scammers are falsely claiming to be with BBB in phone calls claiming that consumers have won a prize in a lottery or sweepstakes. The scammers are asking consumers to pay anywhere from $250 to $350 upfr..
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