Better Business Bureau Issues Warning About New Scams As Stimulus Checks Go OutThe BB says it is already getting reports of scammers contacting people, claiming you need to provide personal information to receive the funds.
Miriam Mades Of AlterKnit New York Under Scrutiny After Customers Say She Took Their Money, Kept Their Favorite ClothesThis is the season of giving, but some customers are finding themselves begging a New York City seamstress to give them their most sentimental items back.
Experts Warn: List Of COVID-19 Stimulus Scams Is GrowingMillions of Americans are struggling to pay their bills because of the coronavirus pandemic, and hackers are preying on that hardship with new texting scams.
Better Business Bureau Warns Scammers Are Sending College Students Fake Job OffersThe organization says scammers are posing as professors and sending students emails with fake employment offers.
National Consumer Protection Week Highlights Surging ScamsIt is estimated Americans lost nearly $670 million to scams last year.
Demanding Answers: NJ Company Accused Of Posing As Local Florists NationwideEach time CBS2 searched for a "local florist" -- from Plano, Texas, to West Milford, New Jersey -- Troys Florist was one of the top results.
Scammers Taking Advantage Of Job Hunters Applying For Census Bureau PositionsThere's a scam warning for anyone looking to apply for a Census Bureau job.
Customers Frustrated As Valuable Belongings Sit Behind Locked Gate Of East Village Consignment ShopA second location in Park Slope, Brooklyn, also appears to have shuttered and been cleared out.
Report Finds Military Members, Veterans Lose More Money To Scammers Than OthersA study from the Better Business Bureau found current and former service members who fell for a scam lost an average of $200.
Better Business Bureau Warns Smart Home Device Users Of Scam RiskOn Friday, the BBB put out a scam alert for consumers who use smart devices like Alexa, Siri and Google Home.
Scammers Using Fake PayPal Scheme To Trick ConsumersScam artists are using an exploit to rip off users of PayPal, the website used by millions to make payments online.
Experts Warn 'Free Trials' For Products May Hide Pricey CommitmentsA new report from the Better Business Bureau says these offers are often scams.
BBB: Holiday Shopping Season Is Prime Time For ScammersOne of the newest ploys, according to the Better Business Bureau, is the "secret sister scam" that's sent through social media.
Exclusive: Popular NYC Store Closes, Customers Left Without Pricey Orders FilledThe gates closed in the middle of the day at "Lighting by Gregory" on the Bowery.
Holiday Shopping Help: What You Need To Know About Store Credit Cards, Gift Cards & ReturnsWhile a lot of people are doing their holiday shopping online, plenty are still heading to the stores. That doesn’t always mean your information is more secure.