BBB Scam Alerts
01/10/2017
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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10/31/2016
If you run a business or have a personal website, you probably own a website domain (or several). This con fools domain owners into paying or sharing personal information in order to "register" with Goo..
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09/27/2016
Fake 'Referendum' Scam Targets Seniors
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09/10/2016
Scammers make their living preying on our fears. With the Zika outbreak in Miami, scammers are cashing in on our anxiety about the disease. Don't fall for cons that claim to repel the mosquitos that spr..
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08/19/2016
Scammers love to take advantage of major news events. This year, nothing is a bigger story in the United States than the 2016 presidential election. Watch out for cons that prey on would-be political do..
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06/20/2016
BBB cautions consumers to check out claimed affiliations before you purchase products that are being promoted as a fundraisers for the Orlando tragedy victims.
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06/03/2016
Scammers Scare Parents into Paying Up
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05/16/2016
This summer, don't fall for a festival scam. Scammers are tempting would-be festival goers into buying tickets for events promising all-you-can-eat crabs, live music and other fun. But in reality, eithe..
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04/11/2016
Internet-Connected Cars: Scammers' Next Target
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03/22/2016
Be sure to use caution when withdrawing from automated teller machines, especially in convenience stores and gas stations. Police departments have reported an uptick in skimming devices on ATMs.
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