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Sweepstakes, Lottery and Prize Scams

Sweepstakes, lottery and prize scams are among the most serious and pervasive frauds operating today.  While the scams’ roots go as far back in the culture as gambling, the fraud continues to evolve with…

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 Census Job Scams

Quincy, IL (KHQA) - The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting to fill thousands of temporary positions, but the Better Business Bureau says to beware of scams. Scammers are posting about open census jobs on the web and social media,…

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…

Better Business Bureau Warns Against IRS Scams

The Better Business Bureau receives many calls every year inquiring about the “IRS” calling and leaving a voice mail threatening legal action if the consumer does not respond immediately. Please know that this…