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Preventing Gift Card Scams
By: Andrew Erk

Preventing Gift Card Scams

The gift card. A classic holiday gift that fits most everyone’s needs especially when you don’t know what else to get. Some people, six in ten to be exact according to the National Retail Federatio...

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“Mystery Shopper” Scam Is Back For The Holiday Season!
By: Oana Schneider

“Mystery Shopper” Scam Is Back For The Holiday Season!

Your BBB learned that the mystery shopper scam is making rounds in the tristate area. Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear issued a warning informing Kentuckians that his office received numerous...

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Veterans Day Donation Tips from your BBB
By: Oana Schneider

Veterans Day Donation Tips from your BBB

Saturday, November 11, is Veterans Day and your BBB would like to warn tristate area residents about the dangers of donating to an organization that you may not know much about. As you are looking ...

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Con Artists Use Tractor, Truck Sale Ads to Target Victims
By: Oana Schneider

Con Artists Use Tractor, Truck Sale Ads to Target Victims

Your BBB has learned of a warning issued by the Kentucky Attorney General regarding fraudulent advertisements published in the classified section of a few local newspapers, as well as online. Ac...

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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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Using Apps To Stop Robocalls
By: Oana Schneider

Using Apps To Stop Robocalls

If robocalls are making your life miserable, there are a few ways to put a stop to this whole situation. Your BBB® would like to remind everyone that there are a few apps available and they can sig...

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That’s Not Equifax Calling You!
By: Oana Schneider

That’s Not Equifax Calling You!

If the phone rings and someone claims it’s Equifax calling you, hang up immediately. Your BBB has learned that scammers are now taking advantage of the Equifax data breach, calling people to suppos...

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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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