Scammers impersonate Publishers Clearing House, BBB

Scammers can be persistent, so it’s a good idea to be on your guard. A Waco-area woman recently received two calls from scammers who lied about who they were in an attempt to get her money. Luckily, she figured it out, didn’t get scammed and reported it to Your BBB. First, they tried it the “nice”…

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…

Don’t let Grandma get burned by the ‘grandparent scam’

When I was a kid I could always count on my grandparents when I needed help. If it weren’t for them, I never would have made it through college and I’d probably still be stuck on the side of the road somewhere. The thought of other sweet grannies and grandpas like mine being ripped off…