12/18/2012
HOUSTON -- It’s easy to find yourself in a financial pinch around the holidays. But when one Houston family tried to get a loan, they say they were hit with a whammy, and that what happened to them coul..
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12/06/2012
Beware online rental scams, reports Doug Magditch of CW33-TV, Dallas-Fort Worth. One scammer posed as a condo owner asking for $800 up front. Listen to your instincts when it sounds too good to be true,..
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12/04/2012
Phishing scams look like legitimate email, and they are getting more sophisticated every day. What these con artists are really after is your banking and financial information. And they won’t mind destr..
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12/03/2012
The gift card text message scam is back with a vengeance this holiday shopping season. Shoppers across the country are reporting receiving spam text messages, called smishing, saying they won pricey gif..
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11/29/2012
For Immediate Release – November 27, 2012 - An Olmsted Township woman thought it odd that she won $50,000 in a sweepstakes she didn’t remember entering. The letter arrived earlier this month from Optim..
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11/15/2012
Love to shop? Need extra money? Securing a part time job as a secret shopper may sound like an ideal way to supplement your income. But watch out for a detailed scam job offer that lures victims into pa..
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11/01/2012
Looking forward to the holidays? So are the scammers. As many begin to make their holiday gift list and charity donations, unscrupulous scammers are gearing up to deck the halls with their tried and tru..
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10/24/2012
Chicago, IL-October 24, 2012 - The Better Business Bureau serving Chicago and Northern Illinois (BBB) warns businesses to beware of a malicious e-mail claiming to be from the BBB about a complaint filed..
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10/19/2012
A classic scam is back in action! Jamaican scammers are calling unsuspecting consumers across the country, but this time they are pretending to be representatives of BBB.
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09/26/2012
HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Your cell phone is the latest target in a wide-ranging scam designed to get your credit card number. Scammers are sending out text messages claiming to be from banks looking to trick p..
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