BBB's New "Risk Index" Identifies Top Scams

  
     
March 06, 2017


Columbus, OH - BBB is kicking off National Consumer Protection Week with The BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust's inaugural BBB Scam Tracker Annual Risk ReportThe new BBB Risk Index is a sophisticated analysis that looks beyond the volume of scams reported to BBB Scam Tracker and evaluates the risk that each type of scam possesses. 

Although scams have gone high-tech, the riskiest scam is still face-to-face home improvement scams. The data reveals other surprises as well, breaking down risk-factors by age and gender.

Learn more about the findings and how to download your free copy of the report by clicking here.

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Since 1912, Better Business Bureau has been helping people find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. In 2015, people turned to BBB more than 172 million times for BBB Business Reviews on more than 5.3 million businesses and Charity Reports on 11,000 charities, all available for free at bbb.org. BBB serving Central Ohio was founded in 1921, and serving 21 counties in Ohio, is one of 113 local, independent BBBs in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Media Contact: 
Kip Morse 
kmorse@centralohio.bbb.org
614.754.4560