The 12 Scams of Christmas

Tis’ the season for scams: What to look for and how to avoid them during the holidays.

Avoid ‘catfish’ scams this Valentine’s Day

CROMWELL, Conn. (WTNH) — Online dating and social media make it even easier to be scammed — especially on Valentine’s Day. “Last year, the FTC actually reported consumers lost over $2 million to romance scams alone,” said Luke Frey, Better Business Bureau (BBB) Communications. And that number is 40% up from 2018. The BBB offered […]

Avoiding scams on Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday has arrived! In the spirit of giving back this holiday season, volunteers in Stamford will spend the day packing hygeine kits for disaster survivors.

Luke Frey explains what scams college students should avoid

The transition from high school to college can be difficult for many students and parents. Associate Director of Communication Luke Frey from the Better Business Bureau Serving Connecticut has some scams should college students avoid: Fake Credit Card Offers  Roommate and Rental Scams  Employment Scams  Scholarship and Grant Scams  Frey also suggests to be proactive […]

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