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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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Election Scam Asks for $50 to Verify Your Vote
By: Michael

Election Scam Asks for $50 to Verify Your Vote

  Your BBB® hears from many asking on the legitimacy of emails received. A new email is circulating that acts on fears of election fraud.  It is sending out a ...

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Tips for a Frightfully Safe Halloween
By: Jackie
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Tips for a Frightfully Safe Halloween

With Halloween around the corner, your BBB® would like to pass along some tips for safe trick-or-treating from the Read More

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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Fifteen Ways to Save Your Bacon
By: Michael
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Fifteen Ways to Save Your Bacon

Your BBB® offers many tips to improve online safety. While no one is immune from having their personal information compromised,...

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Dance Of The Hillary
By: Tom
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Dance Of The Hillary

Your BBB® often receives messages regarding possible scams, and sometimes these take the form of an urgent message of a possible virus or other kind of malware....

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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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700 Arrested in IRS Fraud
By: Michael
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700 Arrested in IRS Fraud

Mumbai, India - police have captured a gang who made off with at least $7.5 million from U.S. victims who thought they were calling from the IRS. Acting on a tip from ...

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