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.
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.
Holiday Shopping Tips From The Better Business Bureau; 'The Big Print Giveth, And The Little Print Will Taketh Away'Better Business Bureau of Chicago CEO Steve Bernas has a few reminders before you swipe that credit card.
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.
'Tis The Season For Holiday Scams, Experts WarnCBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reviews some of the ways shoppers can be swindled during the holidays.
Some Runners Say They Got Last-Minute Notice About Changes To Chicago EventScores of women who signed up for the Chicago "Women Rock" event are complaining about last-minute changes that are shortening their time on the track. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
Do Research, Read The Fine Print Before Joining That Health ClubBeware: A plan to become healthier could be fraught with hidden costs.
There Is Some Fine Print When Returning Christmas GiftsRemember, the clock starts ticking from when the item is bought—not when you unwrap it.
2 Investigators: Singles Getting Ripped Off By Matchmaking ServiceIn today's busy world, more and more singles are turning to online dating and matchmaking services to find that special someone. But, as CBS 2 Investigator Pam Zekman found out, some singles have said they're getting ripped off by one locally based matchmaker.
Better Business Bureau Study: Businesses Can't Let Customer Service SlipA new survey serves as a warning to businesses about letting customer service – or their products – slip.
Instant Tax Service Accused Of FraudAs the Tuesday midnight tax filing deadline looms, many people are turning to tax preparers who promise rapid returns. But as CBS 2's Mai Martinez reports, the Better Business Bureau has a warning about those services, and one in particular doing business in the Chicago area.
Business Owners Say Area Web-Design Firm Ripped Them OffSome small business owners thought they were getting a good deal when they hired Expedite Media Group to design Web pages for them -- then the unauthorized charges started.
Bidders, Beware: Online Auction Site Racks Up ComplaintsIt's called Wavee.com, and you can supposedly get a steal of a deal. Or can you? Consumer advocates tell a different story.