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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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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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Watch Out for International Document Scams!
By: Oana Schneider

Watch Out for International Document Scams!

If you are traveling overseas this summer, there are a few things to keep in mind before you start packing. Your BBB® would like to warn everyone planning an international trip that scammers would ...

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Publishers Clearing House Scams Are Back: Here’s What You Should Know!
By: Oana Schneider

Publishers Clearing House Scams Are Back: Here’s What You Should Know!

Your BBB® would like to warn tri-state area residents that the Publishers Clearing House scams are back. Most of us have seen those ads on TV: a person is surprised with a big check and balloons, t...

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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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Warning: Scammers Are Now Posing as FTC Employees
By: Oana Schneider

Warning: Scammers Are Now Posing as FTC Employees

Your BBB® has learned of a new scam that’s affecting people throughout the entire country. It has come to our attention that some people have received an email from someone claiming to be FTC Actin...

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Scammers are Now Targeting Immigrants
By: Oana Schneider

Scammers are Now Targeting Immigrants

Your BBB® has learned that the IRCC (Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada) issued a warning regarding scams that are targeting immigrants. Scammers would call immigrants in the US claiming...

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Nationwide Telephone Imposter Phishing Scam Reported by Social Security Administration
By: Jackie

Nationwide Telephone Imposter Phishing Scam Reported by Social Security Administration

Your BBB® just received a fraud advisory from the Acting Inspector General of the Social Security Administration (SSA), Gale Stallworth Stone. The SSA has received reports from across the country a...

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