03/15/2017
Every year, the tax collection scammers come out. Remember that the IRS will never demand payment by wire transfer, prepaid debit card, or other non-traditional payment methods.
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03/06/2017
New algorithm identifies cons that are riskiest to consumers: men more vulnerable than women, and young adults at highest risk.
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02/27/2017
Every gamer knows the frustration of getting stuck on a certain level, or trying to acquire a new character in a favorite game. Buying an account from another player may seem like a fast, easy way to le..
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02/09/2017
The money transfer app Venmo can come in handy when you need to pay a coworker back for lunch or send money to friend. Just be wary when using the app with someone you don't know. Scammers are exploitin..
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02/08/2017
Online dating and social media have made it easier than ever to meet new people and find dates. Unfortunately, though, it has made scammers’ work simpler, too. Con artists create compelling backstories ..
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01/31/2017
The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about an old scam with a new twist. The “Can You Hear Me?” scam has long been used to coerce businesses into purchasing office supplies and directory ads ..
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01/13/2017
With the upcoming inauguration ceremony and inaugural events for President-Elect Donald Trump, your BBB is warning residents of scams surrounding the events and is urging those interested in getting tic..
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01/11/2017
This clever new phishing scam is fooling small businesses. The message looks like an email alert from accounting software QuickBooks, but it’s really a phishing con.
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01/03/2017
Reports to BBB Scam Tracker in 2016 confirmed that tax scams are still the top scam, despite a huge drop in reports after a September police raid in Mumbai, India.
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11/21/2016
The BBB serving Metro Washington DC and Eastern PA is urging donors to research charities with the BBB before giving to ensure that their generous contributions are going to trustworthy organizations. T..
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