BBB Scam Alerts
02/09/2017
BBB Warns Consumers to Beware of Scams when Looking for Romance
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01/27/2017
Reports of a scam that BBB first became aware of late last year have been increasing rapidly across the country in the last few days. BBB is warning consumers to not respond if they receive a call and t..
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09/30/2016
Steer clear of political polling calls that promise gift cards in exchange for taking a voter survey. Survey cons are common but the US presidential campaign gives scammers a timely elections twist.
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08/03/2016
Schuette Warns Michigan Businesses about Fraudulent Email Claiming to be From “The Office of the Attorney General” Attorney General reminds Michigan residents to be aware of phishing scams
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07/22/2016
The sudden success of Pokémon GO has scammers cooking up ways to cash in on the app's popularity. The latest is a phishing email that fools victims into thinking they need to pay for the game.
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07/01/2016
Instagram users are reporting a new scam called the "Ugly List." Instagram users are fooled into thinking a friend tagged them in a mean-spirited prank. However, it's really a phishing con.
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06/24/2016
Scammers are targeting college students with a new twist on a classic con. Con artists impersonate IRS agents and demand that students pay a fictional tax... or face arrest.
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06/07/2016
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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06/03/2016
Parents, watch out for this frightening scam. The FBI says con artists use an array of tricks to convince parents that their children have been abducted. Then, they demand thousands of dollars in ransom.
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