03/02/2011
A new year means a new scam, this time, targeting cell phone users. Like traditional “phishing,” “smishing” schemers often pose as banks or lottery sweepstakes asking customers to contact them immediate..
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01/04/2011
Being vigilant against fraud is not only important for a company’s bottom line, it also strengthens customer trust in the business. The Better Business Bureau highlights seven common scams that prey on ..
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11/10/2010
Over the holiays, consumers can fall victim to identity thieves, hackers and deceptive merchants online. The Better Business Bureau is warning holiday shoppers and donors to look out for five common sca..
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10/05/2010
The Orlando Sentinel reported in a recent article about a global identity theft scheme that used stolen corporate information to scam hundreds of thousands of job hunters.
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09/27/2010
The housing market in the United States may not be thriving, but business is booming for foreclosure rescue and loan modification scammers.
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09/07/2010
The Better Business Bureau warns that some modeling agencies are just trying to make a fast buck and don’t deliver on promises of fame and fortune.
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08/19/2010
An online ad offering a credit protection number (CPN) to clean up your credit score may sound like the perfect solution for bad credit. The problem is that the CPN is really a stolen Social Security Nu..
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08/02/2010
Better Business Bureau encourages families to keep the lines of communication open with their elders regarding finances and to recognize some common cons targeting senior citizens.
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07/26/2010
Getting out of the military soon? Thinking of applying for a job with the United Nations (UN) using the skills you picked up during your deployments? If so, beware of fake job offers from scammers posi..
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07/20/2010
Read what BBB Military Line Director Holly Petraeus has to say about the rise of military-focused scams.
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