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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
By: Oana Schneider
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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
By: Amanda
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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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Tips to Avoid Scams
By: Amanda
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Tips to Avoid Scams

  Every day, your BBB® provides information to consumers on how to avoid being scammed. On blog posts like this one, we’ll often post tips to help you avoid a ...

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ITT Closure: What Happened and Why Students May Be at Risk for Potential Scams
Back-to-School Scams
By: Cathy

Back-to-School Scams

The dog days of summer are about over and it’s time for the school bells to ring!  In my day, that meant new plaid skirts and jumpers, loafers and shiny lunch boxes wi...

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