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BBB: Cell Phone Users Targeted For Money, Personal Information

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — There is a new identity theft scam making the rounds, including right here in Minnesota.

WCCO’s Kate Raddatz has more on how hackers are using phone numbers to drain bank accounts. 324 more words


Tips to secure your smartphone devices

(WTNH) — From paying our bills to shopping online, we use our smartphones for just about everything. Howard Schwartz of the Connecticut Business Bureau shares his tips on how to protect yourself from potential identity theft and fraud. 127 more words


Live at 9: South Memphis teens leading the way, fake products & 'Standing on the Edge'

Memphis teens making a difference

Ten teenagers in South Memphis are leading the way when it comes to the future of bicycling. They were one of just 10 groups chosen out of 80 nationwide to take part in… 143 more words


Study: Millenials more vulnerable to con artists than older adults

LOS ANGELES — “It hurts a lot. It’s one of the biggest life lessons. It wasn’t easy.”

David Sigman of Los Angeles says he never thought he would fall victim to a scam. 259 more words


Online purchase fraud takes over top spot in latest BBB scam list

Fraud involving online purchases took over as the most reported scam of 2017 in the annual Top 10 list compiled by the Better Business Bureau in Canada. 483 more words

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Online purchase scams and wire fraud top list of scams for 2017

Canadians lost millions of dollars to scams last year and the Better Business Bureau (BBB) is hoping more awareness will curb the crimes.

Every year the organization releases its ‘Top 10 Scams’ list with tips on what to look out for to help protect consumers from con artists. 703 more words


BBB warns about Memphis 'Bubble Run' as customers lose money

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Mid-South Better Business Bureau is warning runners to be cautious of an event popping up on social media.

It’s called the ‘Bubble Run’ and as the name suggests, it’s a 5K where you run through giant bubbles and have a good time. 723 more words