09/02/2014
Better Business Bureau is warning that it expects to see scammers taking advantage of the recent leak of nude celebrity photos to trick consumers into clicking on links to fraudulent websites.
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08/26/2014
"The Federal Trade Commission asked a federal court to shut down a scam that targeted financially distressed Americans by pitching a phony debt relief and credi..
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08/15/2014
Beware of calls from area code (876). The area code is used by scam artists claiming to be representatives of the Jamaican lottery.
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08/14/2014
Whenever a major story dominates the news, scammers take advantage of the public’s interest with online photos, stories and social media links that claim to offer sensational details.
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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 prey on homeowners by promising re..
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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 careful, responding to those texts co..
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07/25/2014
If a tragedy makes the headlines, scammers will take advantage of it. Unfortunately, the recent crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 is no exception. Spammers are using "news" of the tragedy as click ..
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07/23/2014
(WJLA) -- The company has a catchy name - Deck Daddy - and has done a lot of advertising calling itself America's #1 choice for deck resurfacing. But then the complaints ..
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07/23/2014
Better Business Bureau has been hearing lots of complaints about various fun runs that have been cancelled with short notice, often with no refunds.
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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 infect your computer and can open you u..
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