BBB Warns Of Dangerous Social Networking Scams

January 13th, 2009 by ConsumerBob


The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning users of Facebook and other social networking sites about recent scams being used by hackers to steal a user’s information.

How I Got Taken by a Work-at-Home Scam

January 9th, 2009 by ConsumerBob


Work-at-home-scams are on the rise, consumer watchdog groups say. Scammers are busier than ever because tough economic times are making people more desperate to make money.

For Desperate Homeowners, Scams Abound

December 27th, 2008 by ConsumerBob


California led the nation in foreclosures last month, and scam artists seem to be coming out of the woodwork to prey on desperate homeowners. CBS News reports on one California woman who is is about to lose that home after taking out a series of high interest loans that have left her hopelessly in debt.