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Consumer Fraud Task Force
By: Tom
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Consumer Fraud Task Force

Recently members of law enforcement, consumer protection agencies, and your Tri-State BBB® met to discuss various scams affect members of our community, and we, in con...

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Let Me Borrow Your Credit Card?
By: Michael

Let Me Borrow Your Credit Card?

Your BBB® regularly hears from people being asked by mail to deposit checks and keep some of the money. While mail is the usual form, postal inspectors have found youn...

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Emails Claiming “Delivery Failure” May Contain Malware
By: Amanda

Emails Claiming “Delivery Failure” May Contain Malware

Most consumers order at least one item online during the holiday season and expect it to be delivered to their home. Unfortunately, scammers know that this is a common...

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FBI Issues Warning About Fraudulent Online Advertisements
By: Jackie

FBI Issues Warning About Fraudulent Online Advertisements

Your BBB® has recently learned about a warning the FBI issued two weeks ago regarding false advertisements for high priced items. The warning was issued as a result of...

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New Scam with Familiar Feel Going Around
By: Wes

New Scam with Familiar Feel Going Around

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 a...

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Be on the Look Out: Scammers Spoofing Government Agencies
By: Wes

Be on the Look Out: Scammers Spoofing Government Agencies

Over the past several months, your BBB has taken several calls from concerned citizens who had received calls from supposed government agencies. These calls were comin...

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Pass It On: FTC’s New Fraud Fighting Education Campaign for Older Customers
By: Wes

Pass It On: FTC’s New Fraud Fighting Education Campaign for Older Customers

Every day, your BBB fields numerous calls from our senior community inquiring about current scams and fraud schemes. This week the FTC has unveiled Pass It On, their n...

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New Scam Takes People for a Roller Coaster Ride