Debt collection getting social

Collections agencies using Facebook and Twitter to get debts paid MSN Money reported that debt collectors are now using Facebook and Twitter to find people who owe debt and some are using unscrupulous methods to collect those debts. One strategy the article mentioned is when the debt collector makes a fake profile to “friend” you,…

New scams targeting consumers

BBB has been made aware of two new scams targeting consumers: 1. The first scam involves Facebook. There have been posts going around claiming Southwest Airlines is giving away two FREE tickets if you like and comment on their Facebook page. However, Southwest recently tweeted about the “giveaway” saying this: “… There is a scam…

Two More Cyber-Scams Stalking Consumers’ Inboxes

This morning, we sent a warning to consumers across the country to be on the lookout for five common social media scams rearing their collective ugly heads. Unfortunately, right on cue, we came across two more cyber-scams today that you need to know about. Fake Twitter Notification: Our senior vice president received an email supposedly…