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BBB Scam Alerts
09/17/2014
Several Upstate New York districts now report receiving the deceptive invoice Buffalo, NY--Last week, Better Business Bureau serving Upstate New York warned school distri..
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09/09/2014
Buffalo, NY--Just in time for back to school, scam artists are targeting school offices with tricky business. Better Business Bureau serving Upstate New York is warning s..
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07/11/2014
Buffalo, NY--Fake Facebook profiles are a problem nearly as old as the social media site itself. Brands and celebrity pages are particularly prone to copies. But scammer..
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03/21/2014
Watch out for fake emails informing you that you are being summoned for a court appearance. The file attached to the fake email is actually malware.
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03/18/2014
Everyone loves getting something for nothing. And scammers have been cashing in on that desire for a long time, through phone, email, text message... and now the new social media app Snapchat. Snapchat ..
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03/07/2014
Using Caller ID spoofing technology and a look alike website, scammers are posing as Verizon Wireless and conning victims into sharing personal information.
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03/03/2014
Just like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram before it, Pinterest is becoming a new outlet for scammers. Watch out for con artists who access users' accounts and pin spammy products.
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02/14/2014
When the maker of the popular smartphone app, Flappy Bird, pulled the hit game after just a month, scammers rose up to meet demand. Unfortunately, some copies of the app come with undesirable side affects.
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