Better Business Bureau Warns Of Popular Tax Scams With Tax Identity Theft Awareness WeekMost people groan about filing their taxes but, for a con artist, it can be a chance to steal your return.
Better Business Bureau Warning Consumers About Risk-Free Trial Offers On Health, Beauty ProductsThere's a new warning about health and beauty products that offer so-called risk-free trial samples.
3 On Your Side: Scam Artists Using Old Friends On Facebook To Fool YouScam artists go to great lengths to fool people, posing as everything from government officials to your cell phone provider. They're also using social media to act like old friends.
Better Business Bureau Releases Report On Riskiest ScamsA new report from the Better Business Bureau finds the riskiest scams are often very low-tech.
Better Business Bureau Creates Tool To Help Consumers Track And Report ScamsThe Better Business Bureau has created an interactive map to help consumers learn about scams, and report them.
3 On Your Side: Top BBB ComplaintsWhat types of companies aggravate you the most? The Better Business Bureau is out with its list of industries that get the most customer complaints. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has the details.
Watchdogs Say Ebola Crisis Is Newest Hook For Online Fraud SchemesPanic is a scammer's best friend, says Mary Bach, chair of AARP Pennsylvania's Consumer Issues Task Force.
BBB Warning Schools About Fake Invoice Scam
Virtua Says Its Knee-Surgery Ads Are Correct, But Agrees To Stricter VerificationYou've probably seen or heard the advertisements for Virtua's "quad sparing" knee replacement surgery on TV, radio, or online. "He's off his walker," explains an actress portraying his wife.
3 On Your Side: Robin Williams' Death Prompts Click-Jacking Warning3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan shows you how to avoid becoming a victim of click-jacking.
Better Business Bureau Warns Runners To 'Do Their Homework' Before Signing Up For Themed RacesApparently, the organization has been receiving complaints about various “fun runs” that have been canceled with short notice.
Grounds For A LawsuitAs a teenager, McConaughey had used mink oil, marketed to him as a cure for acne but it actually made his complexion worse, so he sued. And lost.
BBB Issues Alert Regarding Nation Voice Communications
3 On Your Side: Crowdfunding For Adoption & Fertility TreatmentsAs 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, hopeful parents are turning to the internet to fund adoptions and fertility treatments.
3 On Your Side: Sneaky New "Pre-Paid" ScamAs 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan explains, "pre-paid" is now the payment method of choice for some scammers.