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This Is The Right Way To Do Your Online Shopping
By: Oana Schneider

This Is The Right Way To Do Your Online Shopping

Your BBB® is getting many complaints regarding online shopping, from puppy scams to fake coupons. As we walk each scam victim through their options, we would like to...

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Look Out for Fake Chicago Cubs Memorabilia, Sports Fans!
By: Oana Schneider

Look Out for Fake Chicago Cubs Memorabilia, Sports Fans!

108 years of dry spell for the Chicago Cubs have come to an end this year! Your BBB® has some bad news about this, unfortunately. As fans from all around the country celebrate the historic victory,...

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It’s National Mutt Day and Puppy Scammers Are at it Again!
By: Oana Schneider

It’s National Mutt Day and Puppy Scammers Are at it Again!

December 2nd is National Mutt Day and there are many people out there who will be looking for a four-legged companion on this day. Your BBB® wants you to know that this is also puppy sca...

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The One Ring Scam: Everything You Need to Know About It
By: Oana Schneider

The One Ring Scam: Everything You Need to Know About It

Your BBB® warns that there is a new scam on the horizon! If you ever had your phone ring once and didn’t recognize the number, be glad: you just saved yourself $30! Scammers use a bunch of internat...

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5 Easy Ways To Avoid Black Friday Scams
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By: Oana Schneider

5 Easy Ways To Avoid Black Friday Scams

Black Friday is only a few days away and everybody is looking forward to shopping for great presents right after Thanksgiving. Stores will be full, everybody will be out and about and unfortunately...

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International Monetary Fund Scam
By: Jackie

International Monetary Fund Scam

Your BBB® has just received an alert from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) about scammers impersonating IMF officials. The scam begins with a letter, email, or Fa...

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Facebook Privacy Post Making Rounds Again
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By: Amanda

Facebook Privacy Post Making Rounds Again

Social media continues to grow, and with it, the chances for scams and hoaxes grow as well. Your BBB® has heard about a recent Facebook post that continues to circulat...

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“You’ve Won a Government Grant”
By: Amanda

“You’ve Won a Government Grant”

We’ve written about this before, but it always seems to come around again.  In fact, just yesterday, your BBB® received at least 3 phone calls from consumers who’ve be...

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