Better Business Bureau
Within hours of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Newtown, CT, social media pages began cropping up dedicated to the victims.
One of the top Home Improvement Scams was the Sandy “Storm Chasers”.
According to the Better Business Bureau, the “Grandparent Scam” has been around a while but is still widespread.
There has been a rebound in identity theft according Javelin Strategy. So how can you protect yourself?
Chances are that if you own a phone or computer, an attempt to steal your identify has been made by scammers.
The Better Business Bureau is warning couponers to beware of a scam to steal your information online, masked in a way to save you money.
Police say they come out of the woodwork after natural disasters – people soliciting plumbing, contracting or electrical work but instead steal or don’t complete the proper work.
There’s nothing worse than paying for something and getting nothing in return. That’s exactly what a lot of magazine subscribers say is happening to them.
The Bureau’s Julie Fleming says Sky Energy Travel has the the subject of numerous consumer complaints.
Complaints about home improvement contractors, along with used cars, insurance policies and foreclosure scams were among the top consumer gripes in Massachusetts.