BBB Scam Alert: Snapchat users targeted by risky spam messages

Beware of the “something for nothing” offer. Whether by phone, email or text message, scam artists have been using that offer as bait for a long time. Now the social media app called Snapchat–popular with teens and young adults that lets people send pics and videos that vanish after viewing–is being targeted. BBB reports that…

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….