Better Business Bureau News
New BBB report warns of 'online romance scams'
The Better Business Bureau released a study on how fraudsters are feigning a romantic interest in victims they meet online or on dating apps, in order to steal their money.
Watch out for ‘online romance scams,’ BBB warns
Those looking for love on dating sites, apps and social media should beware of the "massive number of fraudsters" using so-called romance scams to "gain unsuspecting people's trust to steal their money," a new study published by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) warns. "People all over the world are
Police warning about new heating bill scam
With such a rough winter hitting so many, heating bills could be through the roof. But be careful. Tonight, there's a new scam out there and it could cost you hundreds. ABC's Stephanie Ramos with how to protect yourself and your money. Reporter: Tonight, with cold temperatures impacting millions,
Big Baller Brand receives an F from Better Business Bureau
The Better Business Bureau has given the Big Baller Brand the the lowest rating possible: an F. On its website, the organization says Big Baller Brand's ratings are based on 32 complaints filed against the business, a failure to respond to 12 of those complaints, and five complaints that have still
Experts warn of holiday shipping scams
The FBI is warning consumers to be on the lookout for phishing scams, specifically emails that contain a link to pick up undeliverable packages.
Better Business Bureau warns of a growing number of scams disguised as tech support pop-ups
A victim of the scam shares her story, and ABC News' Rebecca Jarvis offers tips on how to protect yourself.
'Tech support' scams hit millennials hardest and many don't even realize it
A new study of online “tech support” scams shows that millennials – not the elderly – may be hardest hit by the widespread frauds, and their victimization may extend far beyond the initial loss of money. Scam artists are using the ploy to plant malware in victims’ computers and steal personal and
Billion-Dollar Landlords: Rental home giant under fire
Some tenants and critics say Starwood Waypoint, which recently merged with Invitation to become the U.S.'s largest owners of single-family rental homes, was slow to fix problems and quick to threaten eviction.
ABC News investigation finds complaints against rental home giant
Starwood Waypoint, which recently merged with Invitation Homes to become the largest owner of single-family rental homes in the country, claims it has mostly happy customers, but the Better Business Bureau gave the company a D+.
Corporate landlord can be slow to fix problems and quick to threaten eviction: Critics
An investigation by ABC News and local stations across the country found dozens of complaints from renters against rental home giant Waypoint.