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    Seasonal Job Seekers may be Targeted by Scammers

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau Are you looking for seasonal work over the upcoming holidays? The National Retail Federation (NRF) predicts that retailers will hire between 500,000 and 550,000 temporary workers over the 2017 winter holiday season. The holidays can be expensive – gifts, travel, and events...
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    Pet Scams Use Phony Ads, Websites to Victimize Thousands of U.S. Consumers

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau A West African-based scheme to sell non-existent puppies and other pets to unsuspecting U.S. consumers may be significantly more organized and widespread than generally believed, according to a just-released report by Better Business Bureau (BBB). BBB warns that the scams are so...
  • Travel Survey: Safe or Scam

    Travel Survey: Safe or Scam?

    Better Business Bureau Have you recently received a survey in the mail asking questions about your household and transportation and transit routines? Were you afraid that it was a scam or attempt to steal personal information? If so, you’re not alone – and thankfully, you also have nothing to...