BBB Scam Alerts
05/01/2015
Donors from across the globe are giving generously to support victims of the recent earthquake in Nepal. Scammers know this, and these con artists are using..
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04/24/2015
Fake debt collectors are calling people with claims that their loved ones owe payments on a loan. According to reports received by BBB, scammers use threats of jail time ..
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04/10/2015
Like seasonal allergies and rainy weather, door-to-door magazine scams are an annual annoyance that return each spring. Be on the lookout for scammers selling fake magazi..
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04/03/2015
How the Scam Works:  You get an email or spot a post on social media that claims a company can erase your student loan debt. Many claim that their s..
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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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