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.
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.”
The consumer group is known for protecting people from all sorts of scams, but it recently became the victim of one.
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.
Police are blanketing midtown Manhattan with temporary surveillance cameras as one of many security measures being taken to protect visitors for the Super Bowl.
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.
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.