2 Investigators: Ailing Senior Tricked In Mortgage Modification ScamThe con artists find their targets by trolling public real estate web sites to see who's behind on their mortgage or facing foreclosure. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
Don't Fall For Scammers When Donating To Harvey ReliefThe Better Business Bureau serving Chicago and Northern Illinois is warning consumers that scammers can use emergencies, like Hurricane Harvey, as an opportunity to take people's money.
A Warning To Lolla Fans: Beware Fake Wrist BandsThe massive concert event in Chicago is coming next weekend. So, too, are scams targeting music lovers. WBBM's Audrina Bigos reports.
Storm-Chasing Scammers "Come Out Of The Woodwork" To Prey On Flood Victims“They take advantage of the consumers who are in dire need of getting their houses fixed,” Better Business Bureau CEO Steve Bernas said.
ComEd, Better Business Bureau Warn About Seasonal ScamsA warning for homeowners: Beware of who's knocking at your door or calling claiming to be with ComEd.
BBB Warns Of Scams Ahead Of Cubs Home Opener, Blackhawks PlayoffsThe Better Business Bureau is warning sports fans to be on the lookout for scams involving the upcoming Cubs home opener and Blackhawks Stanley Cup playoff run.
The Better Business Bureau's Tips For Returns And ExchangesCBS 2’s Ed Curran sat down with Steve Bernas, with the Better Business Bureau about what you need to know before you return an unwanted holiday gift.
Madigan Warns Of Potential Cubs Ticket ScamsIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is warning consumers to be on the lookout for potential scams when buying tickets to Chicago Cubs World Series games.
Hamilton Ticket Scams Began Opening NightHamilton The Musical, the hottest ticket in town, opened Tuesday night in Chicago and theatre fans are already getting ripped off.
New IRS Strategy May Make It Harder To Distinguish Tax Collectors From Scammers Today you can start filing your taxes and that means scammers are firing up their phones.
Area Retiree Loses $80,000 From Lottery ScamLee Williams, 73, used to be a commodity broker. After retirement, he was in a car crash and spent seven months in the hospital. When he got out he was out of money. That's when the phone calls started.
Be Wary Of Scams In Wake Of Nepal Earthquake, Better Business Bureau WarnsFraudulent charities and individuals often spring up following natural disasters.
Beware Prom Dress Rip-offs Online, Consumer-Advocacy Group Warns With high school girls thinking about prom season, here’s a warning from the Better Business Bureau.
Better Business Bureau: Even In Love, Buyer BewareAhead of Valentine’s Day on Saturday, the Better Business Bureau was warning about scammers who prey on people looking for love.
Better Business Bureau Warns Of Sex Offender Database ScamConsumer advocates were warning about a new email scam designed to trick you into sharing your sensitive personal information.