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Fake Emails Could Leave Your Penniless
By: Oana Schneider

Fake Emails Could Leave Your Penniless

Your BBB® has learned that area residents are receiving scam emails asking them to wire money. The fake emails are usually very professionally done and claiming to represent a company that you usua...

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The FTC Is Taking Down Tech Support Scams
By: Oana Schneider

The FTC Is Taking Down Tech Support Scams

Your BBB® has learned that the FTC has recently announced a series...

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Mother’s Day Scam Alert: Fake $75 Off Bed Bath and Beyond Coupon!
By: Oana Schneider

Mother’s Day Scam Alert: Fake $75 Off Bed Bath and Beyond Coupon!

Your BBB® has noticed that there are many Mother’s Day coupons circulating on the internet this month. But if you see a $75 off Bed Bath and Beyond coupon in your social media feed, it’s best that ...

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Watch Out for Work at Home Scams!
By: Oana Schneider

Watch Out for Work at Home Scams!

Your BBB® has been getting many phone calls about these work at home scams. What the scammers do is: they send job seekers an email claiming to have found their resumes online and offering them a w...

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Watch Out For This Fake Mother’s Day Lowe’s Coupon!
By: Oana Schneider

Watch Out For This Fake Mother’s Day Lowe’s Coupon!

Your BBB® has learned that there is a $50-dollar Lowe's coupon circulating on the internet. This so-called Mother’s Day discount is, in fact, a scam. The way it works is: an ad will show up in your...

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That Facebook Quiz Could Steal Your Personal Information
By: Oana Schneider

That Facebook Quiz Could Steal Your Personal Information

Your BBB® warns tristate area residents of a potential online security threat. While we all enjoy taking quizzes on Facebook and other social media outlets, not all of them are 100% secure. It may ...

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Truecaller: 27 Million Americans Got Scammed Last Year
By: Oana Schneider

Truecaller: 27 Million Americans Got Scammed Last Year

Your BBB® has learned that Truecaller announced last week a few very important findings from their 2016 annual study regarding the i...

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No, It’s Not the Former President Calling!
By: Jackie

No, It’s Not the Former President Calling!

Did you receive a phone call from former President Obama recently? If so, it is the most recent scam making the rounds. The call plays a recorded message from former President Obama or former Secre...

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