Your Oldest Grandson Calling

June 2, 2015 Michael 0

Your BBB® receives calls from seniors who were victims of a grandparents scam. Normally, the premise is something like your grandson is in jail, and if you give me some money, I can get him out. I received one today […]

New Helpline for Senior Investors

April 30, 2015 Jackie 0

BBB® has partnered with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Foundation since 2012 to bring tips and alerts to consumers on investment scams and other financial information at www.bbb.org/smart-investing. Your BBB is pleased to announce a new helpful resource from […]

Grant Scheme Using BBB’s Name

April 16, 2015 Amanda 0

Yesterday, your BBB® received a call from a consumer who said that they had just received a call from someone claiming to be with BBB about a grant she had “won.” She was advised by this individual that the call […]

Tax Season Begins, Tax Schemes Continue

January 16, 2015 Amanda 0

Tax season officially begins next week, and before it does, your BBB® would like to remind you that schemes related to your taxes continue to abound. We still receive multiple calls per week from consumers who have received calls from […]

New Scam with Familiar Feel Going Around

December 4, 2014 Wes 0

It seems like every day we hear about a new scam or a new hack, they are almost becoming a part of everyday life. Your Tri-State BBB® has learned of a new scam going around, and we want to keep […]

Be Thankful and Careful!

November 24, 2014 Cathy 0

As the Thanksgiving and holiday seasons approach, we are all a bit more mindful of what we have to be thankful for and how we can share our blessings with others.   It’s easy to get caught up in emotional appeals, […]