Don't fall for student loans or scholarships scams
04/04/2016
BBB IN THE NEWS
If you don’t have student loan debt, odds are you know someone who does. And if you are the one chipping away at student loans, you may know how overwhelming that debt can feel. So when a company reach..
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Protect your money: Watch out for ATM skimmers
03/30/2016
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Let’s play out a typical scenario. You need cash, so you stop at a gas station with an ATM. You head to the back of the shop and insert your card into the machine. You may not notice anything strange, b..
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Scammers impersonate CEO in con targeting employee payroll information
03/24/2016
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The scam often starts as an email that appears to be from senior-level management to human resources staff. Often the emails include the actual name of the company’s CEO and other identifying details. T..
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When "Free Trials" are anything but free
03/22/2016
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You are scrolling through social media when a sponsored ad comes up for a free trial of a beauty product endorsed by celebrities and doctors. If you agree to pay shipping and handling, the company says ..
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Study shows just how common Craigslist Rental scams are
03/21/2016
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Planning to move this spring? If you are hunting for a rental home or apartment on Craigslist, watch out for rental cons. A new report from New York University explores just how common these scams are. ..
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Spring break travel tips and safety
03/18/2016
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Over the next few weeks, many Idahoans and Oregonians will be hitting the road for spring break, maybe to the mountains, coast or a trip to see family. But for those who do not plan things out the right..
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Don't get caught up in the madness: Avoid ticket scams
03/16/2016
NEWS RELEASE
Better Business Bureau Northwest wants to serve an alley-oop to spectators attending the 2016 NCAA Tournament. As sports-lovers begin to make arrangements to attend tournaments across the country, scamm..
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Beware of scammers after spring storms
03/15/2016
NEWS RELEASE
Bad weather can mean power outages, fallen trees and potentially major damage to homes and vehicles. Storms can also blow-in scammers looking to profit from others misfortune. Better Business Bureau Nor..
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Do you know where your children are online?
03/14/2016
BBB IN THE NEWS
Remember the old TV public-service announcement: “It’s 10 p.m. Do you know where your children are?” Like many things parenting, have a conversation with your children about what they do online, whether..
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College students, watch out for this job scam
03/11/2016
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Most of us would love to be able to make extra money with not a lot of extra work. Of course, that’s not likely to happen, but scammers want to make you think a few hours at a part-time job per week cou..
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