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Avoid Falling for Classic Money Making Tricks
By: Andrew Erk

Avoid Falling for Classic Money Making Tricks

If you are looking to start a new business or work from home, you may be enticed by business opportunities that claim to allow you to earn six figures in 90 days or less. Seems too good to be true,...

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What To Do If Your Online Love Interest Asks You For Money
By: Oana Schneider

What To Do If Your Online Love Interest Asks You For Money

If you are looking to start a new relationship, your BBB® would like to point out the fact that you can never be too careful when it comes to your heart and your money. With Valentine’s Day around ...

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No, The US Secretary of State Is Not Emailing You!
By: Oana Schneider

No, The US Secretary of State Is Not Emailing You!

Your BBB® has seen many twists of this scam over the year, but this new version has some interesting features. Many scammers pretend to represent the Social Security Administration, the FTC, the IR...

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Watch Out for Charity Imposters This Holiday Season!
By: Oana Schneider

Watch Out for Charity Imposters This Holiday Season!

Donating to a charity as the year ends is something that most Americans will do, but your BBB® would like to warn everyone about the dangers of charity imposters. There are many scammers trying to ...

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Preventing Gift Card Scams
By: Andrew Erk

Preventing Gift Card Scams

The gift card. A classic holiday gift that fits most everyone’s needs especially when you don’t know what else to get. Some people, six in ten to be exact according to the National Retail Federatio...

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“Mystery Shopper” Scam Is Back For The Holiday Season!
By: Oana Schneider

“Mystery Shopper” Scam Is Back For The Holiday Season!

Your BBB learned that the mystery shopper scam is making rounds in the tristate area. Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear issued a warning informing Kentuckians that his office received numerous...

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Veterans Day Donation Tips from your BBB
By: Oana Schneider

Veterans Day Donation Tips from your BBB

Saturday, November 11, is Veterans Day and your BBB would like to warn tristate area residents about the dangers of donating to an organization that you may not know much about. As you are looking ...

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Con Artists Use Tractor, Truck Sale Ads to Target Victims
By: Oana Schneider

Con Artists Use Tractor, Truck Sale Ads to Target Victims

Your BBB has learned of a warning issued by the Kentucky Attorney General regarding fraudulent advertisements published in the classified section of a few local newspapers, as well as online. Ac...

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