Fishing for romance this Valentine’s Day? Don’t catch a catfish!

BBB warns online users to beware of scams that could break hearts and wallets  The Internet can be a good way to find romance–millions of Americans use online dating sites, social media and chat rooms to meet people. Unfortunately, those sites also give criminals an easy way to search for potential victims. Your BBB warns that…

Fishing for romance this summer? Don’t catch a catfish!

When I was younger I was happy to catch a catfish. Happy to eat it too if it was big enough. These days, “catfish” has another meaning: someone who assumes another person’s identity and creates a fake online profile to take part in an online relationship. Summer can be a hot time for romance, but Better…

Don’t let your Valentine’s Day romance end with a broken heart

BBB warns online user to beware of scams that could break your heart and wallet Millions of Americans use online dating sites, social media and chat rooms to meet people. And many forge successful relationships. But scammers also use these sites to meet potential victims. Better Business Bureau serving Central, Coastal, Southwest Texas and the…