09/25/2012
Better Business Bureau is warning well-meaning seniors about “emergency” scams designed to fool them into thinking that their grandchild is hurt, arrested or stranded, and in need of money. “We don’t al..
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08/16/2012
Scammers are gearing up for this year’s Presidential election, from robo-calls offering a “free cruise” for taking a political survey, to promises that President Obama will pay your utility bill. Better..
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06/19/2012
Self-storage facilities dot the landscapes. People rent units to empty overflowing basements; to stash furnishings while moving or remodeling; or to store business supplies for future use. While most fa..
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06/15/2012
The Better Business Bureau of Metro New York has recently learned of a secret shopper scam run by “A C T Research Group,” claiming to be part of a campaign under a contract with the Federal Trade Commis..
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06/15/2012
The Better Business Bureau of Metro New York has recently learned of a job scam on Craigslist involving the name of a legitimate organization in Alexandria, Virginia called “Association of Corporate Tra..
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06/11/2012
According to the US Census Bureau, there are 70.1 million fathers across the nation – that’s a whole lot of dads, and whole lot of Father’s Day gifts that could fall victim to a shopping scam. As we loo..
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06/04/2012
Investment scams are getting more sophisticated and scammers are quite talented at deceiving people, resulting in more victims. “Investment scams can be one of the most difficult to recognize,” said Cla..
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05/22/2012
Memorial Day is a time to honor those who serve and have served in our country’s military. Unfortunately, it has also become an opportunity for scammers to target those same people we are honoring, espe..
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05/17/2012
The Better Business Bureau of Metro New York has recently been made aware of a secret shopper scam using names such as “Nielsen Research Group,” “Nielsen Research Team,” and other similar aliases. This ..
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04/05/2012
The BBB has received numerous calls and emails about an email that has been sent to businesses and individuals apparently notifying the business that a complaint has been filed against it with BBB of Me..
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