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Service scams, employment scams on the rise in Macon

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Better Business Bureau receives thousands of complaints from victims who fall prey to service and employment scams. According to the...

Beware of buy and sell apps online

MACON, Georgia. (41NBC/WMGT) – Selling personal things on the Facebook Marketplace or other selling apps is becoming popular in Middle Georgia.

Officials share safe ways to shop online as millions participate in Cyber Monday

It's a Monday many people actually look forward to--taking advantage of super deals from home. But it could come with some risks.

Consumer Alert: Merchants can’t charge debit card users minimum purchase fees

Minimum purchase requirements for debit or credit card transactions can be a nuisance if you're trying to make a small purchase but don't have cash on hand.

Payment apps prove convenient and an opportunity for scammers

Payment apps such as Venmo, Zelle and Cash app are convenient, but also an opportunity for scammers.

Holiday Warning: Fake Shopping Sites

(NBC News) Online scammers are taking advantage of the large amount of consumers shopping online this holiday season. According to the better business bureau, online...
The Better Business Bureau wants you to be aware of after-storm scammers.

Better Business Bureau warns against after-storm scammers

The Better Business Bureau wants you to be aware of scammers who may try to take advantage of you after the storm this weekend. CEO Kelvin Collins says there are dishonest workers who will do sub par work to fix your home and leave you to deal with it.

How to protect yourself from becoming a victim of housing scams

The CEO and President Better Business Bureau of Central Georgia is warning home buyers to be aware of scams when purchasing or renting a house.

Tax Tuesdays: Protecting yourself against scam artist

Scammers are looking to steal your tax refunds, but there are ways to protect yourself, according to the Better Business Bureau.

Love Week: Online dating tips

Kelvin Collins with the Better Business Bureau shares a few tips to keep you safe when you're dating online.

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