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Get Your Money Back from Western Union!
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By: Andrew Erk

Get Your Money Back from Western Union!

Over the past few years, it is no secret that scams have become more and more frequent. One of the most prominent ways for scammers to take advantage of consumers is to ask for money transfers. Som...

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Thanksgiving and Black Friday Tips From Your BBB!
By: Andrew Erk

Thanksgiving and Black Friday Tips From Your BBB!

The Thanksgiving and Black Friday season is quickly approaching. Black Friday brings a plethora of holiday sales and the craziness of wading through hundreds of ads and sales to grab the right prod...

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Beware of Amazon Phishing Scam!
By: Andrew Erk

Beware of Amazon Phishing Scam!

Your BBB® would like to warn tristate are residents of a new scam affecting the entire country! Scammers will use any method to get ahold of your sensitive information. Phone calls, emails, you nam...

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Debt Relief Company Poses as Government Organization
By: Andrew Erk

Debt Relief Company Poses as Government Organization

Your BBB® has learned of a new mail scam, posing as a fake arm of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) that can wipe away consumers’ debt. The lawsuit filed by the Consumer Financial Pro...

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It’s Time to Check Your Annual Credit Reports!
By: Andrew Erk

It’s Time to Check Your Annual Credit Reports!

Your BBB® wants to remind everyone in the tri-state area that checking your credit every year is a must. Credit reports may not always be fun to look at, but they are imperative for knowledge of yo...

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IRS Warns Against an IRS/FBI Ransomware Phishing Attack
By: Andrew Erk

IRS Warns Against an IRS/FBI Ransomware Phishing Attack

Your BBB was made aware of a large phishing scam that is taking place across the United States. Scammers are using the logos of both the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and Internal Revenue ...

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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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Office Supply Scams: 5 Things You Should Know
By: Andrew Erk

Office Supply Scams: 5 Things You Should Know

Your BBB® would like to warn consumers about a scam that’s been targeting both individuals and companies: the office supply scam. Vendors will drop off office supplies at your location and send you...

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