An iPad for $40, a Kindle for $20 — those are the kind of bargains penny auction websites are promising this Christmas season. But the Better Business Bureau says complaints against the companies in the Chicago area are up more than 400 percent, CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
After receiving 33 complaints since August against an overseas shipping company based on the Northwest Side, the Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about the firm.
With more than 14 million Americans out of work, many people are turning to online job ads to find work they can do from home. But those ads often turn out to be scams and you can lose out on more than just a job.
Get tips on how not to get stuck with a scary purchase.