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880,000 Payment Cards Affected in Orbitz Data Breach
By: Oana Schneider

880,000 Payment Cards Affected in Orbitz Data Breach

Your BBB® has learned that the travel booking website has been hacked and that it “identified and remediated a data security incident affecting a legacy travel booking platform." According to a ...

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Warning: These Online Quizzes Could Be Trying to Steal Your Personal Information!
By: Oana Schneider

Warning: These Online Quizzes Could Be Trying to Steal Your Personal Information!

Your BBB® knows that some of these online quizzes sound extremely interesting, promising to reveal all sorts of things about us, from who we were in a past life to which cartoon character resembles...

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Watch Out for Spring Break Travel Scams!
By: Oana Schneider

Watch Out for Spring Break Travel Scams!

In 2017, your BBB® has received 7,000 complaints regarding travel agencies and the services they offer. Most of the time, these complaints are about misleading ads or travel offers that agencies an...

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Watch Out for New Versions of Tax Scams
By: Andrew Erk

Watch Out for New Versions of Tax Scams

Here we are again, scammers have found new ways to take advantage of you by stealing your information and money through fake tax filing and fake tax return deposits. According to the Federal Tra...

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FTC to Crack Down on Student Loan Scams
By: Andrew Erk

FTC to Crack Down on Student Loan Scams

A lot of people have student loans, and you might be struggling to pay them. Many companies are now offering help to pay down, pay off or lower the total cost of your loans. While this may seem lik...

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Have You Received This Phony Invoice?
By: Oana Schneider

Have You Received This Phony Invoice?

It’s no secret that scammers would go to a lot of trouble to get your money and your favorite BBB® would like to warn everyone that this new scam could leave you penniless if you’re not careful. In...

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Secret Shopper Scams Still Alive and Well
By: Amanda

Secret Shopper Scams Still Alive and Well

Your BBB® was recently contacted by a consumer regarding a check she received in the mail.  The information she provided to us regarding the check indicated that it was most likely a scam.  We want...

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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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