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Watch out for Craigslist job scams using the names of real organizations to lure in potential job seekers. These post..
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09/22/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Watch out for Craigslist job scams using the names of real organizations to lure in potential job seekers. These posts look just like real jobs, but take precautions befo..
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09/15/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Watch out for scammers pretending to represent the Social Security Administration or Service Canada. Con artists are contacting citizens via email and requesting pers..
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09/02/2014
NEWS RELEASE
FIRST: Corina at the Waterville Area Chamber of Commerce alerts us to a bogus approach: "We were informed by Jostens, a yearbook vendor, about a potential fraudulent sca..
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08/04/2014
NEWS RELEASE
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 caref..
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07/28/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Malaysia Airlines Facebook Scam and Other Alerts FIRST: You are on Facebook, and a post catches your attention. It appears to be from the account of a Malaysia Airlines..
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07/07/2014
NEWS RELEASE
July 3, 2014 Take our short survey and receive a $50 gift card! Offers like this claim to be gathering customer feedback for legitimate businesses, but they are really pr..
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06/16/2014
NEWS RELEASE
June 13, 2014 Working as a secret shopper sounds like an easy, fun job. But the position's appeal makes it perfect for scammers. Watch out for con artists creating fake "..
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06/10/2014
NEWS RELEASE
  Better Business Bureau Serving Northwestern Ohio and Southeastern Michigan, Inc. The Overpayment Scam and Fake Card Alerts! A consumer runs an ad on the Int..
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06/03/2014
NEWS RELEASE
With many banks offering fraud alerts for credit and debit cards, it can be easy to fall for fake versions. Watch out for automated phone calls and text messages that cla..
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05/27/2014
NEWS RELEASE
School may be ending for the summer, but this school impersonation con is just ramping up. Scammers are posing as school representatives and ordering thousands of dollar..
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