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BBB Scam Alerts
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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09/09/2014
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 claim you are being summoned..
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08/28/2014
The Better Business Bureau® is warning consumers and businesses to beware of a malicious e-mail that claims to be from Yahoo! about a required update. Upon further inves..
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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, ..
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08/18/2014
Beware of calls from area code (876). The area code is used by scam artists claiming to be representatives of the Jamaican lottery. How the Scam Works:You answer a call f..
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08/08/2014
The storms that blow through during this time of year can leave downed trees and other damage in their wake. That's when "storm chasers" appear. These scam contractors pr..
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08/01/2014
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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07/18/2014
Using E-ZPass for a road trip this summer? Watch out. Scammers are posing as E-ZPass in emails and claiming to collect unpaid tolls. The emails carry viruses that in..
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07/18/2014
Looking to earn extra income working from home? Don't bother applying to this fake shipping business that claims to be based in Wisconsin. It's a con, and your work may help scammers.
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07/07/2014
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 promoting spamm..
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