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Consumers are reporting receiving Amazon packages that they did not order. This new scam is referred to as "brushing" – overseas sellers purchase their own... [Read More]
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Just because Valentine's Day is over for 2018, that does not diminish the threat of Online Romance Scams. No matter what time of year, romance... [Read More]
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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is warning tax preparers of a new twist on an old scam. Just hours after the IRS began expecting tax... [Read More]
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Malwarebytes recently reported tech-support scammers have found a way to freeze browsers and make a pop-up security alert showing a fake support number for victims... [Read More]
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Surveys are widely used today to measure consumers' satisfaction and shopping habits. They are also advertised as an easy way to make some quick money. [Read More]
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A local consumer has called the BBB office to report receiving several text messages from "Mark Dawson" claiming to be with the "Texas Cyber Security... [Read More]
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In the wake of the recent floods in the southeast region during the 2017 hurricane season, the selling of previously flooded cars is a growing... [Read More]
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HiWAAY Information Services, a local network service provider, has issued a warning to all its users considering recent phishing attempts on the @hiwaay.net server. HiWAAY... [Read More]
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Tax time is in full swing, which means scammers are ready to steal your tax information and your refund, this is also known as tax... [Read More]
Many people start the new year with leftover debt from the previous year, and additional interest month after month just makes the problem worse as... [Read More]
Since the advent of credit card chip card technology has lowered the value of stealing a credit card number, scammers are moving on to other... [Read More]
Super Bowl tickets are expensive – which is why Nielson reported last year's game drew over 111 million television viewers. If you're an Eagles or... [Read More]
In 2016, the Federal Trade Commission stated that they received 1.3 million reports of fraud, with a total of $744 million paid to scammers. With... [Read More]
With many companies and restaurants taking most payments via credit and debit cards, it's no surprise that teenagers prefer plastic over cash. According to a... [Read More]
Last week, a consumer called the BBB of North Alabama to report receiving an unsolicited mailing from CashNet USA. Enclosed was a check for $2,000... [Read More]
The Better Business Bureau of North Alabama recently received a call from someone claiming to be a representative with Card Member Services. The caller was... [Read More]
Minnesota is a state with four seasons. When temperatures spike over 90 or dip below zero degrees, it can be crucial to keep the power... [Read More]
Over the past year, tech support scammers have been using Spotify forums to funnel users to their fraudulent pages instead of the official forum. The... [Read More]
Since Airbnb's launch in 2008, it has quickly become a preferred alternative for lodging over the traditional hotel room. In 2017, the company's revenue reached... [Read More]
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is warning businesses again about an email scam that uses a corporate officer's name to request employee Forms W-2 from... [Read More]
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