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Beware of Memorial Day Sale Ads

Memorial Day Weekend kicks off the summer retail "holiday" season when consumers see ads flooded across newspapers and television for amazing deals for new & used cars, appliances, furniture, electronics and more! But how do you know that the deal is for real?
By The Council of Better Business Bureaus on 05/23/2019

Scam Alert: Don’t Click on These Phony Office Emails

Look out for this new phishing email that’s so convincing it almost fooled BBB staff! This message looks just like an alert for a new voicemail message. But as always, it’s really a way to trick you into giving up personal information or downloading malware onto your computer.

By The Council of Better Business Bureaus on 05/16/2019

Better Business Bureau Study Shines Light on Prevalence of Counterfeit Products in Online Retail

BBB Serving Eastern MA, ME, RI & VT - An in-depth investigative study by Better Business Bureau (BBB) finds that fraudulent consumer goods are ubiquitous, difficult to tell apart from the legitimate products they are counterfeiting, and stem from a large network of organized criminals and credit card processing mechanisms that are willing to support them.

By The Council of Better Business Bureaus on 05/14/2019

BBB Warning Travelers of Vacation Deal Scams

Most people know that the best travel and vacation deals are found when you finalize your reservations as early as possible. Scammers know this too and this is likely the reason why since the start of 2019, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) has already received 91 reports on Scam Tracker from across North America, with over $22.6 million lost.
By Shannon Boyle on 04/12/2019

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