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BBB Warns Of Being 'Ghosted' By Tax Preparer

(CNN) - Be cautious about your taxes. The Better Business Bureau is warning Americans about "ghost tax preparers." That's when an uncertified individual does tax paperwork; which can lead to problems for taxpayers. The ghost tax preparer does all…

BBB Warns Of Phony Face Masks For Coronavirus

(CNN) - Face masks might seem ubiquitous in areas hardest hit with coronavirus. But, the Better Business Bureau warns; con artists might use them to scam you. The Bureau says to watch out for low-quality counterfeit masks. It says…

BBB Warns Of Tax Id Theft Scam

(CNN) - It's tax season, and that can mean ... Scam season. The Better Business Bureau is getting the word out with tax identity theft awareness week. Most people groan about filing their taxes. But, for a con artist,…

BBB Tip: How to Complain

Where do you turn when you have a misunderstanding with a company, store or service provider? Better Business Bureau is here to help ease your frustration when it comes to resolving a dispute…

BBB Warns Of 'Secret Sister' Gift Exchange

Quincy, IL (KHQA) - The Better Business Bureau is warning against "secret sister" gift exchanges, saying they are illegal pyramid schemes. It starts with an email or social media invitation. People are asked to buy and mail a modest…

BBB Warning: Great Cable Deal Could Be A Trick

Quincy, IL (KHQA) - The Better Business Bureau is warning of a scam in which con artists impersonating cable company reps claim to offer you a great deal on your service. Here's how it works: You get an unsolicited…

BBB: Unclaimed Rewards Could Be A Hoax

(CNN) - The Better Business Bureau is warning of an "unclaimed rewards" scam. Scammers promise unclaimed rewards to trick people into providing credit card information. The victims get a postcard, email or social media message saying they have an…

BBB Warns Of Sextortion Scam

(CNN) - The Better Business Bureau is warning about an e-mail scam it says you could fall victim to. It's called "Sextortion" and it works like this, the scammer will send you an e-mail claiming to have images or…