Top 12 Schemes of the Holidays

Gifts and appeals may seem like true love, but Better Business Bureau says be aware of the top 12 schemes of the holidays: 12. Trip Troubles: Before visiting relatives, evade overly enticing travel deals. Watch out for unexpected hotel and flight “confirmation” or “cancellation” notices—which trick consumers into clicking unsafe links to “stop” unreal reservations….

BBB and consumers targeted by email scam

I almost had a heart attack this week. I was checking my email over coffee one morning when I noticed something from StubHub — a website that allows users to buy and sell tickets to sporting and entertainment events. When I opened the email, my jaw dropped. According to the email, I bought tickets to…