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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03/20/2012
Following a few simple rules when selecting a mover will go a long way toward protecting yourself from being victimized by scams this moving season. Better Business Bureau and American Moving & Storage ..
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01/25/2012
With the Super Bowl just around the corner, Better Business Bureau warns consumers to be on the alert for knock-off team jerseys, counterfeit memorabilia and phony game tickets. “There are three good re..
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01/04/2012
Better Business Bureau investigates thousands of scams every year, from the latest gimmicks to schemes as old as the hills. Our new Scam Source (www.bbb.org/scam) is a comprehensive resource on scam inv..
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12/27/2011
BBB receives numerous complaints about fraudulent job offers for positions as ‘Mystery Shoppers’. After responding to online ads or email solicitations, consumers report receiving a letter containing in..
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12/06/2011
The Better Business Bureau has received complaints from victims of telephone collection scams. These callers claim to be from the FBI, Federal Crime Investigations, United Legal Processing, and other le..
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11/09/2011
This Veteran’s Day, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) warns veterans and their families that they may be the target of scammers. Veteran’s scams can take many forms. BBB provides the following informatio..
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