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Watch Out for This New Grant Scam!
By: Oana Schneider

Watch Out for This New Grant Scam!

Your BBB® has learned that there is a new spin on an old scam: scammers are impersonating the National Institutes of Health (NIH), calling consumers and telling them they’ve won a $14,000 governmen...

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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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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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Warning: Scammers Are Now Posing as FTC Employees
By: Oana Schneider

Warning: Scammers Are Now Posing as FTC Employees

Your BBB® has learned of a new scam that’s affecting people throughout the entire country. It has come to our attention that some people have received an email from someone claiming to be FTC Actin...

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