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Category Archives: Too Good To Be True
BBB has been warning consumers about the dangers of lottery scams. You didn’t and can’t win an international lottery, no matter what the letter in the mail says. You’ll just end up sending hard-earned money to scammers for non-existent taxes … Continue reading
Opportunity is a double-edge sword. The West Texas oil boom has produced a lot of jobs in the Permian Basin. Unfortunately, that has led to a serious housing shortage–and an opportunity for scam artists to take advantage of people. BBB warns that … Continue reading
An FBI agent just found several million dollars of your money that you were unaware of. Um, yeah right. I suppose some people might fall for this? A consumer just forwarded BBB an email that offers a twist on the … Continue reading
BBB has warned before about the dangers of taking on work-at-home opportunities–there are so many opportunities to get ripped off. But con artists are pretty crafty. That’s their business. What if they convinced you it wasn’t really a work-at-home job? … Continue reading
Kind of makes you feel special to join a club, doesn’t it? Well… Not when membership costs good money you didn’t realize you’d have to pay and you don’t get the benefits you were promised. And they don’t even teach … Continue reading
Did a new Facebook friend tell you you’ve won the “Facebook Lottery”? Unfortunately, this is just another lottery scam aimed at conning you out of your hard-earned money. Consumers have reported to BBB that after accepting a friend request they … Continue reading
There will be tips at the bottom, but I’m also going to start this one with a tip: DO NOT enter your financial information in an online form until you know the company and website are legitimate. That’s a recipe … Continue reading
Sometimes I like to think about what I would do if I won the lottery. Ever done that? If I won a big pot of money, I think I would give it away to random strangers I found by sending … Continue reading