BBB Scam Alerts
10/16/2017
If you are looking for work with hurricane relief efforts, beware of phony job offers. Con artists preying on job seekers are giving their ploys a timely twist.
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10/12/2017
Trying to reach Netflix for help with your account? Watch out for fake customer support numbers, which scammers use to fool callers into purchasing unrelated computer software.
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09/29/2017
If you are shopping online for a new cat, dog, parrot, or other pet, watch out for this common con.
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09/22/2017
Credit reporting agency Equifax recently announced that a data breach compromised the personal information of 143 million people. Now, scammers are capitalizing on it with phone phishing cons.
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09/08/2017
Look out for scams using Facebook Messenger. BBB is seeing an increase in reports of scammers reaching victims through this channel.
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08/29/2017
Looking for an apartment? Watch out for this con using the Airbnb name. Phony landlords post photos of too-good-to-be-true rentals and claim the property will be managed by Airbnb. In reality, both the ..
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08/18/2017
Scammers target seniors by pretending to be representatives of insurance companies or healthcare companies. Recently, the Better Business Bureau is seeing a new twist on this classic con: calls from “Me..
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08/11/2017
Con artists are calling people across and claiming that their iCloud accounts have been hacked. If you have an Apple device and iCloud account, don’t let this new scam fool you.
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07/24/2017
Posting on social media is a great way to alert a many people about a missing cat or dog. However, con artists comb social posts to find targets for lost pet scams.
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07/14/2017
Scammers use high summer energy bills to tempt consumers with the promise of lower payments.
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