Scam List
07/29/2016
The sudden success of Pokémon GO has scammers cooking up ways to cash in on the app's popularity. The latest is a phishing email that fools victims into thinking they need to pay for the game.
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07/25/2016
New BBB research shows optimism bias is widespread; we all think others are more vulnerable… and scammers count on that
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07/12/2016
Although the game can be a blast, BBB is warning players and parents to be aware of some nuances that go with GO.
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06/13/2016
In the wake of the largest mass shooting in U.S. history, the BBB and the BBB Wise Giving Alliance, the national charity monitoring arm of the Better Business Bureau, caution donors about potential red ..
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06/07/2016
The Better Business Bureau serving Metro Washington DC and Eastern PA (BBB) is urging event goers to be wary when purchasing from someone you do not know or if a deal sounds too good to be true. Not on..
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05/26/2016
The BBB is warning area residents to be on the lookout for puppy deals that are too-good-to-be-true.
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05/09/2016
It’s prom season and your high schooler has been dreaming of prom for months, but you’re not sure your wallet will survive. Attending a prom can be expensive and requires preparation in advance; attire,..
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04/21/2016
As bright springtime flowers bloom, so do new dark, weed-like scams. Scammers will be going door-to-door with plans to rip off local residents for services from discounted food deliveries to repairing w..
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04/14/2016
Whatever happened to the old adage that a satisfied customer will tell three people and an unsatisfied customer will tell ten? Now, disgruntled customers share their rants about companies for the whole ..
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04/05/2016
Con artists are targeting student loan holders over the phone, via email and on social media more than ever before.
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