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MoneyGram to Pay $13 Million to Resolve Fraud Investigation
By: Michael
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MoneyGram to Pay $13 Million to Resolve Fraud Investigation

Your BBB® has learned that MoneyGram has agreed to pay a $13 million settlement to resolve a multistate investigation. The investigation involved complaints from consu...

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Scammers At It Again With New Twist on “Grandparent Scam”
By: Amanda

Scammers At It Again With New Twist on “Grandparent Scam”

Your BBB® has learned of a new twist to the “grandparent scam.” We’ve described the typical grandparent scam before but in case you are new to it, it has worked like t...

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Continuing Wire Transfer Scams
By: Tom

Continuing Wire Transfer Scams

Last week I handled a call from a consumer regarding a sweepstakes offer in which he was supposed to receive over a half million dollars in winnings.  Read More

Some MoneyGram Customers to Receive Refunds
By: Michael

Some MoneyGram Customers to Receive Refunds

From 2004 through 2009, the Tri-State Better Business Bureau received many calls from people who were told they won money, but first had to go to Walmart, and send mon...

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Beware of Unexpected Checks
By: Jason

Beware of Unexpected Checks

So you received a check in the mail that you weren’t expecting?  Beware.  I often talk to people who have received a letter in ...

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