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BBB Scam Alerts
12/05/2014
Scammers are using mobile banking apps for a high tech version of a check cashing scam. They trick account holders into sharing their bank info and use apps to deposit fa..
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10/24/2014
Next time you shop on eBay, watch out for this scam. Con artists are exploiting a vulnerability in eBay's editing feature to redirect online shoppers to lookalike website..
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10/03/2014
Watch out for scammers offering free medical devices. Fall is peak season for telemarketing calls that attempt to trick seniors into parting with personal information or ..
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09/12/2014
Watch out for scammers pretending to represent the Social Security Administration or Service Canada. Con artists are contacting citizens via email and requesting personal..
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09/05/2014
It's back! Some scams crop up repeatedly, each time with a different twist. With a convincing new email template, these fake law firm notices cl..
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08/22/2014
Get rich quick schemes promising high returns in minimal time are not a new phenomenon. But clever scammers are now promoting these "money flipping" scams on Instagram, F..
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08/01/2014
If you have a cell phone, you've probably gotten one. The "You've Won a Free Gift Card" spam text messages are so common, you may not think anything of them. But be care..
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07/25/2014
If a tragedy makes the headlines, scammers will take advantage of it. Unfortunately, the recent crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 is no exception. Spammers are using "news" of the tragedy as click ..
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07/11/2014
Looking to earn extra income working from home? Don't bother applying to this fake shipping business that claims to be based in Wisconsin. It's a con, and your work may help scammers.
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06/27/2014
In a scam known as "credit muling," scammers are taking advantage of cash strapped victims by fooling them into purchasing new wireless contracts. Scammers take the phones, and leave victims on the hook..
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