Claire Rosenzweig

Experts say these purported Ebola protection kits amount to a scam. (Credit: CBS 2)

Experts: Scammers Are Exploiting Ebola Fears

With the death toll from the Ebola virus now having topped 4,000 people – including one fatality in the U.S. – consumer advocates have been warning of scams that take advantage of people’s fears about the disease.

10/10/2014

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Seen At 11: ‘Click Bait’ Internet Scam Hiding In Plain Sight

Most people consider themselves pretty savvy when it comes to falling victim to an online scam. But there’s a new cyber scam that’s hiding in plain sight that could make you the next victim of what’s known as “click bait.”

10/08/2014

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Scammers Posed As Better Business Bureau In Attempt To Rip-Off Desperate Job Seekers

The consumer group is known for protecting people from all sorts of scams, but it recently became the victim of one.

05/27/2014

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Seen At 11: Don’t Fall Victim To The One-Ring Scam

People from all over the world are talking about it online, and in the U.S. the Better Business Bureau has issued a warning; don’t call back, or else.

03/17/2014

FILE -- NYPD car is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Cops To Keep Close Eye On Super Bowl Fans

Police are blanketing midtown Manhattan with temporary surveillance cameras as one of many security measures being taken to protect visitors for the Super Bowl.

01/24/2014

Holiday shopping tips to help you with customer service.  (Credit: CBS 2)

Holiday Shopping Tip: Don’t Be A Scrooge To Your Customer Service Rep

Holiday time is shopping time, but it’s also complaining time. And making returns and dealing with customer service can turn anyone into a Scrooge.

12/20/2013

Experts say be on the lookout for text massage scams during the holiday season. (Photo: CBS 2)

Don’t Get Caught By The Biggest Scams Of The Holiday Season

The holidays can bring out the best in people, but consumer advocates warn they are also bringing out the worst — from charity scams to bogus holiday e-mails phishing for your personal information.

12/07/2012