BBB's hot topics for May 2020
May 21, 2020
May is National Military Appreciation month, so beware of scams targeting the military. Watch out for fake charities claiming to raise funds for military organizations, con artists posing as the Veterans Administration, and scammers offering “instant approval” loans with high interest rates and fees.
Don’t fall for a fake text message that promises money. They can come in the form of an economic impact payment, loans for small businesses, or an offer for free money you can get if you are quarantined at home. Hit Delete!
A timely scheme going around involves getting a fake bank text m...