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Unemployed Workers Fall Victim To Scams

(CNN) - More than half of the people targeted by employment scams are unemployed. That's according to a new report out by the Better Business Bureau. The BBB's study look at scammers who pretended to be representatives of well-known…

BBB: Choose A Florist Wisely

(CNN) - If you're getting flowers for Mother's Day, do so cautiously. The Better Business Bureau is telling consumers to check for reviews and complaints regarding local florists. The BBB has profiles on more than 20,000 florists on their…

Think Twice Before Sharing Senior Pic On Social Media

(CNN) - Experts are warning you to think twice before sharing high school senior pictures on social media. They say those posts can reveal your school name and graduation year. And these are common online security questions that scammers…

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…