Protect yourself against military scams this Memorial Day

Cook-outs, barbecue, swimming in the lake and spending time with family and friends are just a few of the activities that come to mind when we think about Memorial Day. Although it’s nice to have the day off, we must not forget Memorial Day is a holiday to honor Americans who died while serving in…

BBB warns of scams targeting service members

Military Saves Week is an opportunity to focus on the financial readiness of Service Members and their families to help them reduce debt and save money for the future.  But scammers are also interested in Service Members too. Better Business Bureau (BBB) and MilitarySaves.org wants to remind you to watch out for common scams that…

Beware of Military Scams this Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a time to honor service men and women. Unfortunately, it has also become an opportunity for scammers to target those who are serving or have served their nation, especially elderly veterans. As Memorial Day approaches, Better Business Bureau (BBB) Serving Central, Coastal, Southwest Texas, and the Permian Basin urges consumers and donors to be aware…

Those who have served our nation likely targets of Veterans Day scams, BBB warns

Veterans Day is every Nov. 11, marking the anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I. In America, the federal holiday honors those who have served our country. But, Better Business Bureau is warning, it also serves as an opportunity for scammers to target those who previously served our nation, their families and those who are currently…

Businesses feel duped by CFNR Guide

Possible scam targets businesses near military installations Businesses near military installations have reported being bilked by a supposed guide for newly transferred soldiers and their families. The businesses were approached by a representative claiming to sell advertising in the guide, and told business owners that they were part of a select group being recommending to…