BBB Scam Alerts
03/27/2015
It's back! According to BBB Scam Tracker, many people are seeing the "government grants" scam again. It's a classic con where scammers pretend to offer victims "free gran..
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03/20/2015
Don't let this email scam scare you into downloading a malware-infected attachment. The Federal Trade Commission is warning about fake emails that claim to be f..
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03/06/2015
If you use Facebook, watch out for suspicious posts tagged with dozens of names. This new scam is called "malicious tagging," and it's tricking victims into downloading m..
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02/06/2015
Be on the lookout for this creepy email scam that landed in our in-boxes recently (yes, even BBB gets scams!). The fake messages claim someone ordered a background check ..
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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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