Better Business Bureau's Top Scams For 2021: Online Shoppers BewareLifted by the surge in online shopping during the COVID-19 pandemic, scammers are rampantly taking advantage of digital shoppers.
Customer Service Complaints Have Piled Up For Travel Agency GoToGate, And New Customers Have Meant New ComplaintsA long list of bad reviews and an F rating with a major consumer advocate aren't stopping an online travel agency from picking up new customers.
Consumers Say They're Out Thousands Of Dollars As Items Sent Through Adelove Shipping Aren't Making It OverseasA man says he paid $1,500 to an Uptown shipping business to ship a car overseas for his mom. But as CBS 2’s Jermont Terry reported Tuesday night, the man now has no idea where the car is.
BBB Warns Tornado Victims Of Contractor ScamsPeople are told to watch out for anyone who shows up or calls and offers you a cheap deal on the spot.
Evergreen Park Woman Fit To Be Tied After She Says Contractor Never Installed Gate On Her Fence -- And She's Not The Only One ComplainingPicture this – you hire a contractor to install a fence with a gate but they don't finish the job for months, even after formal complaints.
'Comment Below, Tag 3 Friends'; Scammers Targeting Instagram Giveaways"Comment below and tag three friends" is your chance to win free items from your favorite brands on Instagram. It's also becoming a quick and easy way for scammers to target Instagram users' information.
Online Purchases, Counterfeit Products Among 2020's Top ScamsIf you were scammed in 2020 you are not alone.
Online Pet Scams On The Rise This Year; One Victim Tells His StoryMore and more people have been adopting pets amid the pandemic – and with this demand for pets, there has also been an increase in pet scams this year.
Business Owner Said Hacker Stole Her Credit Card Reward Points In A Growing ScamHave you checked your travel rewards or credit card points?
Better Business Bureau Warns Public About Phone Scams, Now Preying On Pandemic FearsA warning was issued Wednesday night about a new twist on a common phone scam – preying on people’s fears over the pandemic.
Scammers Preying On COVID-19 Fears Becoming More Sophisticated, Better Business Bureau WarnsScammers preying on the public's fears about COVID-19 are becoming more sophisticated, the Better Business Bureau warns in a new study.
The Promise Of A Paycheck Is Sometimes A Scam With more than 1.5 million people in Illinois out of work since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, it's no wonder scammers are trying to cash in with promises of a paycheck.
Man Says TV Repair Shop In Gary Took His Money, Returned Only One Of His Two TVsA Merrillville, Indiana man wanted to get two broken TVs fixed, but instead, he said the repairman took his money and only returned one TV.
Impostor Scams On The Rise With More People At Home On ComputersExperts say with so many people staying at home and online, impostor scams are on the rise.
ArtNaturals Says They Have Hand Sanitizer In Stock, But Local Woman Says They Sent Her Wrong Product -- And They're A Subject Of More ComplaintsIf you get your hands on a bottle of hand sanitizer these days, it’s like striking gold. So imagine a Chicago woman’s surprise when she found a website, offering plenty in stock last March when the rush for sanitizers was on.