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Cryptocurrency scams rose to second riskiest place in 2021

Cryptocurrency scams jumped to second riskiest spot in 2021, according to BBB report Online shopping scams remain the riskiest.

Don’t let your search for love blind you to the realities of romance scams.

Online dating sites are popular as many use technology to find a partner. But behind some dating profiles hide scammers who are ready to trick users into thinking they have found love.

BBB offers tips to avoid college exam scams

Each year, about 3 million Americans head to college as freshmen. That means that for high school students and parents, SAT and ACT scores are very important. With college admissions and scholarships at risk, paying for tutors and test preparation materials can be worth it. But beware of scammers eager to take advantage of this. Scammers, with access to children's names and school information, are tricking parents into paying for bogus SAT or ACT prep materials.

Avoid job scams this holiday season

Retailers and shippers traditionally hire seasonal workers to meet the demands of holiday shoppers, whether they are online or in person. These jobs are a great way to earn extra money, sometimes with the possibility of turning into a long-term employment opportunity, however, they are not all that they seem. When looking for something part time or to fill the gap until a better opportunity presents itself, the Better Business Bureau serving eastern NC has some suggestions for a successful seasonal job search. Being proactive in finding the right opportunity is key, but it's also important to be careful when a job seems too good to be true.

BBB Tips: Fall Winter Maintenance

The air is getting colder and the leaves and cornfields are turning yellow. Fall is here! With the change of weather comes a home maintenance checklist that all homeowners need to tackle before the really cold things start.
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