New BBB study finds predatory payday loan companies and fraudsters thrive among uneven laws and stolen data

INDIANA – As consumers lost jobs and struggled to make ends meet during the COVID-19 pandemic, many turned to payday loans and other short-term solutions, with…

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The Better Business Bureau issues warning for lottery text scam

NORTHERN INDIANA – The Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving Northern Indiana has issued a warning to consumers about a reported text message scam. The scammer poses as…

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BBB releases study on Cryptocurrency scams – Results show crypto is ripe for fraud, financial losses

INDIANA – The Better Business Bureau Serving Northern Indiana released a new scam study today: Cryptocurrency scams: BBB study finds lack of regulation and consumer education results…

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BBB Scam Alert: Tech support scams

INDIANA – A tech support rep calls and offers to fix a computer bug you haven’t even noticed, or a popup warning appears on the…

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BBB Warning: Watch out for romance scams this Valentine’s Day

INDIANA – Online dating and social media have made it easier than ever to meet new people and find dates. Unfortunately, it has made scammers’…

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BBB warning Hoosiers about Instagram scam

INDIANA – Better Business Bureau is warning Hoosiers about an Instagram scam involving a scammer hijacking your Instagram account and requesting you make a video…

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CDC warns consumers to keep an eye out for counterfeit N95 masks

With the COVID-19 pandemic remaining a major issue worldwide, the one guideline members of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have continued to…

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BBB Scam Alert: Beware of an increase in travel scams during the holidays

INDIANA – As the holidays approach, many Americans are beginning to look at their holiday traveling plans and deciding the best way to visit family…

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BBB warns residents about brushing scam

INDIANA – Free boxloads of merchandise from Amazon or other companies, right on your doorstep! What could possibly be bad about getting the Santa treatment…

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Indiana man reports being scammed by Facebook sweepstakes

NORTHERN INDIANA – Better Business Bureau serving Northern Indiana warns of an ongoing Facebook sweepstakes scam targeting elderly victims after an Indiana man recently reported losing…

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