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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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Watch Out for Tobacco Master Settlement Deceiving Promotions!
By: Oana Schneider

Watch Out for Tobacco Master Settlement Deceiving Promotions!

Your BBB® has learned that Attorney General Curtis Hill is warning Indiana residents not to fall for a series of deceptive promotions that tells Hoosiers they may receive payments following the Tob...

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Tri-State BBB and Vectren Warn of Energy Bill Scam
By: Oana Schneider

Tri-State BBB and Vectren Warn of Energy Bill Scam

Your BBB® has learned that there is a seasonal scam making rounds in our area: the utility bill scam. This time, scammers are claiming to work for Vectren and calling small businesses in the trista...

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Should I Hire A Debt Settlement Company?
By: Oana Schneider

Should I Hire A Debt Settlement Company?

Your BBB® has received phone calls about people who were looking to settle their debts but got scammed instead. If you are trying to find a way to pay your debts or settle them, it’s best you know ...

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ID Thieves – How Did They Get My Information?
By: Jackie
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ID Thieves – How Did They Get My Information?

Your BBB® receives numerous calls from consumers who have been targeted by scammers or who have been victims of credit card fraud. Invariably, they ask how these thieves obtained their information....

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Scammers are Now Targeting Immigrants
By: Oana Schneider

Scammers are Now Targeting Immigrants

Your BBB® has learned that the IRCC (Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada) issued a warning regarding scams that are targeting immigrants. Scammers would call immigrants in the US claiming...

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