BBB Releases Top Scams Of 2012

The Better Business Bureau has released their top ten scams for 2012. They said this list is worth reviewing because this is what you need to look out for in 2013. It's divided into 10 categories with the most prevalent scams described. The categories include:

  1. Overpayment & Fake Check Scam
  2. Emergency Scams
  3. Employment Scams
  4. Advance Fee/Prepayment Scams
  5. Phishing Scams
  6. Sweepstakes & Lottery Scams
  7. Identity Theft Scams
  8. Home Improvement Scams
  9. Sales/Rental Scams
  10. And the Scam of the Year

For information on these and other scams, go to the BBB Scamstopper or sign up for our Scam Alerts and learn about new scams as soon as they do at