Better Business Bureau Hosting Seminar To Warn Of Scams Targeting SeniorsThe Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota warns seniors against the following scams, those especially that target seniors. There are four things seniors should watch out for.
A Warning From The Better Business Bureau About Romance ScamsIf you’re looking for love online this Valentine’s Day, beware of some scams out there. Dan Hendrickson is with the Better Business Bureau and said there are certain things to look out for.
Better Business Bureau Lists 'Top Scams Of 2014'The Better Business Bureau (BBB) says scammers tried out some new tricks in 2014, but stuck with the classics as well, according to its informal list of the top 10 scams of 2014.
AG: Eyes Out For Scams During Holiday Shopping South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley is urging consumers to exercise caution when shopping for deals this holiday season, especially on "Black Friday."
Sheriff: Beware Of Prepaid Card ScamsThe Carver County Sheriff's Office is warning the public of scams involving prepaid cards. Sheriff Jim Olson says scammers are tricking people into using Green Dot MoneyPak cards to pay shipping fees for phony rewards; to pay off nonexistent fines; to pay past-due utility bills with the threat of service disruption; to pay for computer virus removal and to seek money to pay a relative's bail.
Minn. Leads Pack In Protecting Seniors From Financial FraudSeniors across the country are being scammed out of $2.5 billion a year, but Minnesota is leading the way in the fight against this troubling epidemic. Minnesota is the first in the country to provide guidance to banks and credit unions with spotting and reporting fraud without penalties.
BBB Warns Of Fake Dog Breeder ScamsThe Better Business Bureau of Minnesota is warning people about a rise in scams involving dogs. The agency has cited three breeders after they didn't have any dogs to give people who paid for them.
Target Warns: Be Wary Of Phishing EmailsTarget says it has learned of some incidents of scam emails related to its recent data breach and is setting up a section of its corporate website to post copies of all official communication. The company says it is aware of "limited instances" of scam emails. Spokeswoman Molly Snyder says the company doesn't have any other specifics to provide about the fake emails.
Mother Scammed Out Of $300 Tickets Urges CautionWhen big name artists are in town, the scam artists are never too far behind. The boy band One Direction will be at Target Center July 18, and one mother from River Falls hopes to save others from the scam she fell victim to, trying to buy tickets to the sold out show.
When It Comes To Flipped Homes, Buyer BewareThe trouble started for Frost Simula just days after he moved into a home in Columbia Heights. Now, he's on the hook for tens of thousands of dollars. At first, his 2,100 square foot home in Columbia Heights seemed brand-new, but a trail of post-it notes from the last few weeks explains why. He’s found 51 problems with the house.
5 Years In Prison For Investment ScamA Rochester man has been sentenced to 5 years in prison for swindling more than $11 million in investment scam.
How To Avoid Tax Scams & Make The Most Of Credits It may be hard to believe, but April 15 will be here before we know it.