BBB Says Crooks Are Out To Steal Your Holiday Spirit, Warns About Common Holiday ScamsBlack Friday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday are all events marking the beginning of the holiday shopping season, but officials with the BBB are reminding consumers that crooks are putting seasonal spins on everyday scams.
Mysterious Seeds From China: Dangerous To Texas Agriculture? Or Scam Against Texans And Others?Mysterious seeds from China are popping up in mailboxes across Texas and the country.
New BBB Study Warns Of Moving Scams: 'Consumers Need To Do Their Homework'The BBB says it gets about 13,000 complaints each year about moving companies.
Pet Scams Spike During Coronavirus PandemicHailee Hunn, of Grapevine, lost $700 to a pet scammer when she thought she was buying a kitten.
Better Business Bureau Warns About Spike In Puppy Scams During COVID-19 PandemicThe Better Business Bureau collected data showing scammers are targeting people adopting pets online amid coronavirus shelter in place orders.
Scammers Using Text Messages About Stimulus Checks To Try To Get Your Personal InformationIn a classic case of phishing, these texts usually contain links to unsecure websites.
Fake Work-From-Home Jobs On Rise As Unemployment Soars: 'I'd Really Like Someone To Catch Them'Crooks are capitalizing on the coronavirus, luring job seekers with phony listings on social media or sites like Craigslist.
Fort Worth Woman Discovers Her Work-From-Home Gig Is Possible Illegal Reshipping OperationIt started out as the perfect work-from-home job. But when things didn't add up, a Fort Worth woman called The Ones For Justice.
Better Business Bureau Warns Of 'Puppy Scams' OnlineCustomers paid hundreds to thousands of dollars for purebred puppies, only to discover the dogs never existed.
Ones For Justice Tackles Top Scams Of 2019 In North TexasIn 2019, consumers in North Texas reported losing nearly $350,000 to scam artists, according to the Better Business Bureau.
Better Business Bureau Issues Warning To Watch Out For Fake Vacation Rental ListingsWhether you're using Facebook, Airbnb or VRBO, consumers should report any suspicious listings.
Recruiting Scams Targeting North Texans: 'I Thought I'd Finally Found A Job'If you’re searching for a job, beware. You could be the latest target of cyber thieves.
Better Business Bureau Warns Of New Business Email ScamThe BBB held a news conference Thursday about a phenomenon known as BEC or "business email compromise," that targets businesses and individuals who handle money as part of their jobs.
Better Business Bureau Warns Some Crowdfunding Campaigns To Help Midland-Odessa Shooting Victims Are Fake"We see fake pages on all the crowdfunding sites after there's any kind of disaster."
Fake Photos Raise Questions About Customer Reviews On Home Warranty CompanyThe Ones for Justice found a surprising secret buried inside Total Home Protection's testimonials.