07/15/2013
Consumer scams are a serious problem in North America, and this is one of the most common: the Emergency Scam, where the scammer poses as a friend or family member in trouble, often overseas, and reques..
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11/06/2012
We have recently received several calls on concern on our Senior Fraud Hotline. Please share this information from with your family and friends, particularly seniors. If you or your senior loved ones ..
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07/16/2012
In a press release dated 12 July 2012, the Federal Trade Commission outlined testimony delivered to a House of Representatives subcommittee supporting renewal of an act that enhances FTC’s ability to co..
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06/21/2012
Heads up, Facebook users! Facebook never intends to create a way for a user to see who has viewed their profile. If an application claims to do so, do not trust it.
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06/11/2012
Ever wonder how scammers do what they do? FINRA Investor Education Foundation provides some interesting theories on the science behind scams. Here are some of the most common tactics:
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05/23/2012
A clever scam in the form of a fake Facebook account cancellation email is making the rounds. Don’t let the threat of losing your account trick you into installing malware on your computer.
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02/22/2012
A new email phishing scam targeting accountants and other business people is using a BBB.org email address and the American Institute of CPAs logo and name
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02/09/2012
When your vehicle needs repairs you should know how to find a reliable mechanic. Better Business Bureau recommends following a few key pointers to ensure that your automobile gets fixed without a glitch.
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01/26/2012
Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about a new twist in the ongoing BBB phishing scam. Consumers now are reporting receiving phone calls – in addition to emails – from scammers claiming to be f..
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01/03/2012
Winter and spring are prime cruising months, but Better Business Bureau is advising consumers to read all of the fine print before signing up for a special cruise deal.
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