BBB Institute Blog
The content of this blog is written by BBB Institute staff, our partners, and local BBBs working in communities throughout North America.
We honor BBB Scam Tracker heroes: those who bravely share their story, regardless of whether they lost money or not. Our research shows that half of those who report a scam did so to warn others.
One of the ways scammers trick military veterans is by saying they are with the government. Read more about government imposter scams.
Of those that shared their story on BBB Scam Tracker, 15 percent of those reporting an employment scam lost money. The median loss was $1,715—nearly double that reported across all consumers.