Better Business Bureau Looks Back At Most Common Scams Of 2020With 2020 in the books, the Better Business Bureau in North Texas has compiled a list of the most common scams to hit the area.
Beware Of Scammers Shopping For Your Personal InformationWhen a phony Amazon email came across the I-Team's desk, they set out to outsmart the scammer.
Look Out For COVID-19 Scams Related To Tests, Trials And Cures“The scammers are often very good at what they do” Reid Tepfer, an attorney at the Federal Trade Commission told the CBS 11 I-Team.
TWC Identifies, Locks More Than 4,500 Fraudulent Unemployment Claims With Nearly $70M ValuePotential fraud was connected to more than 4,500 unemployment claims in Texas this year.
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 On Stand By As Millions Of Americans Receive Stimulus MoneyIf you're waiting for your stimulus check, you're not alone. Crooks want that money, too, and the ways they are tricking consumers is only getting more creative.
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.
Federal Trade Commission Warns About Scammers Trying To Profit From COVID-19 Pandemic With reports the government could soon be sending checks or direct deposits to help us, the Federal Trade Commission is trying to get ahead of scammers.
'Tis The Season For Holiday Swindlers; How To Avoid Charity ScamsJason Moon, a staff attorney at the Federal Trade Commission in Dallas, said while most charities are legit, some take advantage of the American generosity.
The Colony Police And Corinth Electricity Provider Warn Of Holiday Weekend Phone ScamsThe Colony Police Department's non-emergency phone number appears on the victim's caller ID. Police want people to know they aren't calling them for personal information.
North Texas Business Sets Up Own Sting Operation To Recover Stolen Goods"We were taken advantage of big time," said Rachel Wiebe, the president of the Dallas Flooring Warehouse.
Plano Police Department Compiles List Of Social Media Apps Exposing Children To PredatorsPredators, scammers and cyber bullies could all be hiding in children's phone, according to a new warning from Plano police.
Scammers Targeting Oncor Customers In Dallas NeighborhoodScammers are targeting Oncor customers in a Dallas neighborhood, asking for personal information.
Fake License Plates Mean Free Rides For Hundreds Of North TexansScammers take the toll roads for free while others get the bills. When it happened to Montgomery Moore, he called for Consumer Justice.
Possible Solution To Unwanted Calls From Solicitors, ScammersThe device was patented by a Carrollton businessman because he was having a problem with telemarketers targeting his elderly mother.