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Watch Out for New Versions of Tax Scams
By: Andrew Erk

Watch Out for New Versions of Tax Scams

Here we are again, scammers have found new ways to take advantage of you by stealing your information and money through fake tax filing and fake tax return deposits. According to the Federal Tra...

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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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Watch Out for Student Loan Scams
By: Jackie
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Watch Out for Student Loan Scams

To keep up with the latest scams and fraud schemes, your BBB® subscribes to newsletters from multiple sources. This Read More

Ransomware Threat Growing Larger and More Costly
By: Michael
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Ransomware Threat Growing Larger and More Costly

Your BBB® is hearing from more people having their computers held hostage due to ransomware. Ransomware is the process where your computer is locked in such a way that...

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Look It’s Your ISP or Maybe Not
By: Michael
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Look It’s Your ISP or Maybe Not

Your BBB® is receiving calls daily from people who are having their important computer files held for ransom. Our advice is to never believe any pop-up messages on the...

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Fake Loan Modifications
By: Michael

Fake Loan Modifications

Your BBB® is receiving an increased number of calls from homeowners contacted by entities claiming to be mortgage servicers. People are calling and mailing homeowners,...

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Tax Scam Calls Increasing in Our Area
By: Tom
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Tax Scam Calls Increasing in Our Area

BBB® serving Evansville and the Tri-State has received a noticeable increase in calls from consumers who have been contacted by someone alleging to be from the IRS. Ac...

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