Scams

Better Business Bureau issues warnings over billing for weight loss app Noom

Bureau warned customers to read terms carefully when they sign up for a free trial, especially for health and wellness apps.

 

Shady dealings invade B.C. rental market, online sales

Advisory from the Better Business Bureau

 

B.C. fraud alert: Amazon ‘brushing’ scam

BPCP Act says you have a legal right to keep unordered merchandise sent to you

  • Jul 22, 2020

 

RCMP warn of fake gold scam in southeastern B.C.

Scammers often ask for help and offer fake jewelry as collateral

Paving scams surface as B.C. summer heats up

Advisory from the BC Better Business Bureau regarding paving scams

  • Jul 14, 2020

Fraud reports spiked by nearly 45% in April as scammers take advantage of pandemic

COVID-19 an opportunity for scammers to put new spin on old tricks, police warn

Tiny Lights Festival warns of online scam

A website is trying to sell viewers on a stream of the postponed event

Trail renters warned to watch for viral scams

The Better Business Bureau is advising of rental scams with a unique “COVIDIAN” twist.

Grande trouble: BBB warns of bogus COVID-19 Starbucks gift card scam

Scammers disguise phishing scheme as COVID-19-related gift

When was the last time you changed your important passwords?

For National Password Day, and the BBB has some tips for increasing your online security

Young B.C. family expected new puppy to arrive at airport, got scam instead

Surprise gift for kids turned into surprise theft from parents

Canadian company among seven warned by FDA over false coronavirus claims

Owner of Vivify said in an email that the company ‘simply sells herbs with no claims on them’

Watch out for scams, clickbait in the wake of Kobe Bryant’s death: Better Business Bureau

Kobe Bryant and his daughter were killed in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles