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.
Scammers Are Targeting Online Job Seekers Amid Coronavirus CrisisMany are sheltering in place at home - turning to the internet to find work during this pandemic. So are scammers.
On The Secondary Market, It's Buyer Beware When Tickets Are Sold Twice
Vivid Tickets Loses Top Rating From Better Business Bureau After Repeated ComplaintsThe Better Business Bureau has pulled its "A-plus" rating for a popular Chicago ticket broker because of repeated problems exposed by the CBS 2 Investigators.
ADT Buying Home Security Company DEFENDERS Despite Continued Questions About How Company OperatesDEFENDERS was a home security company with such questionable practices that a CBS 2 investigation got the Better Business Bureau to pull its rating – while it investigated their procedures.
Better Business Bureau: Cards Congratulating Women On Pregnancy Are Suspected Gift Card ScamThe Better Business Bureau on Saturday warned of a suspected gift card scam that has targeted women around the country.
Real Estate Email Scams Soaring, As Scammers Con Victims Into Wiring Money; 'It's Evil'The Better Business Bureau is warning about a dramatic rise in real estate email scams, with losses soaring from $360 million in 2016 to $1.3 billion last year.