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College Students Are Very Susceptible To ID Theft, Reports Say
By: Oana Schneider

College Students Are Very Susceptible To ID Theft, Reports Say

While settling into your new dorm room, you may want to take a few minutes and protect your personal information. Your BBB would like to warn both students and parents that thieves are using high a...

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Watch Out for Nanny and Caregiver Imposter Scams!
By: Oana Schneider

Watch Out for Nanny and Caregiver Imposter Scams!

If you are looking for a nanny or caregiver job, your BBB® would like to warn you that there are plenty of scammers trying to take advantage of that. When researching websites like care.com or sitt...

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Watch Out for This New Grant Scam!
By: Oana Schneider

Watch Out for This New Grant Scam!

Your BBB® has learned that there is a new spin on an old scam: scammers are impersonating the National Institutes of Health (NIH), calling consumers and telling them they’ve won a $14,000 governmen...

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Watch Out for International Document Scams!
By: Oana Schneider

Watch Out for International Document Scams!

If you are traveling overseas this summer, there are a few things to keep in mind before you start packing. Your BBB® would like to warn everyone planning an international trip that scammers would ...

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Publishers Clearing House Scams Are Back: Here’s What You Should Know!
By: Oana Schneider

Publishers Clearing House Scams Are Back: Here’s What You Should Know!

Your BBB® would like to warn tri-state area residents that the Publishers Clearing House scams are back. Most of us have seen those ads on TV: a person is surprised with a big check and balloons, t...

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Beware of Credit Card Skimmers at a Gas Station or ATM!
By: Oana Schneider

Beware of Credit Card Skimmers at a Gas Station or ATM!

One can never be too careful when it comes to protecting their personal information. Your BBB® would like to warn everyone about the dangers of gas station and ATM credit card skimmers as they may ...

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Fake Debt Collectors Pose as Real Businesses
By: Andrew Erk

Fake Debt Collectors Pose as Real Businesses

Your BBB® has learned about a new scam trending throughout the country. Fraudsters are unafraid to use any tactics to steal your valuable information. The new trend? They are pretending to be lawye...

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Stop Paying for These Free Services!
By: Oana Schneider

Stop Paying for These Free Services!

Your BBB® would like to remind tri-state residents that some services are available free of charge, so make sure to check before writing a check! Here are a few services that you might currently be...

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