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Watch Out for International Document Scams!
By: Oana Schneider

Watch Out for International Document Scams!

If you are traveling overseas this summer, there are a few things to keep in mind before you start packing. Your BBB® would like to warn everyone planning an international trip that scammers would ...

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Publishers Clearing House Scams Are Back: Here’s What You Should Know!
By: Oana Schneider

Publishers Clearing House Scams Are Back: Here’s What You Should Know!

Your BBB® would like to warn tri-state area residents that the Publishers Clearing House scams are back. Most of us have seen those ads on TV: a person is surprised with a big check and balloons, t...

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Beware of Credit Card Skimmers at a Gas Station or ATM!
By: Oana Schneider

Beware of Credit Card Skimmers at a Gas Station or ATM!

One can never be too careful when it comes to protecting their personal information. Your BBB® would like to warn everyone about the dangers of gas station and ATM credit card skimmers as they may ...

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Fake Debt Collectors Pose as Real Businesses
By: Andrew Erk

Fake Debt Collectors Pose as Real Businesses

Your BBB® has learned about a new scam trending throughout the country. Fraudsters are unafraid to use any tactics to steal your valuable information. The new trend? They are pretending to be lawye...

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Stop Paying for These Free Services!
By: Oana Schneider

Stop Paying for These Free Services!

Your BBB® would like to remind tri-state residents that some services are available free of charge, so make sure to check before writing a check! Here are a few services that you might currently be...

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Are Going Out of Business Deals Real?
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By: Oana Schneider

Are Going Out of Business Deals Real?

ATTENTION: The BBB advises merchants to read the BBB Code of Advertising before having a going out of business ...

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Office Supply Scams: 5 Things You Should Know
By: Andrew Erk

Office Supply Scams: 5 Things You Should Know

Your BBB® would like to warn consumers about a scam that’s been targeting both individuals and companies: the office supply scam. Vendors will drop off office supplies at your location and send you...

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Scammers Are After Your Mortgage Closing Money
By: Oana Schneider

Scammers Are After Your Mortgage Closing Money

FTC and BBB® would like to warn area residents of a scam that could take your dream home away from you. Here’s how this mortgage closing scam works: hackers will gain control over a realtor’s email...

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