Avoiding the Nanny Scam

Are you a babysitter, nanny, or another type of caregiver? If so, you’ve more than likely used different websites like craigslist.com or care.com to find potential clients. Although these websites are great resources, they also provide an avenue for scammers to trick you into depositing a fake check. Here’s how the scam works. According to…

Check out that (bogus) check–or better yet, just throw it away

A check in the mail isn’t always good news. If you weren’t expecting it and don’t know the people who sent it, it’s probably a fake–and it could get you into a lot of trouble. Your BBB just got a call from a consumer in Corpus Christi¬†whose son got a very official-looking check for $2,700,…