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Fake Mother’s Day Coupon for Rockford Retailer is Making the Rounds on Social Media

First it was Lowe's, now another giant retailer is warning consumers that a $75 coupon making the rounds on social media is scam.

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The BBB Warns of Scams and Counterfeit Cubs and Blackhawks Tickets

If you're suspicious about an offer you've seen for great seats at a Cubs game or a Blackhawks playoff game, there's a good reason you should be. Scammers are looking to take your money--and leave you with a worthless counterfeit ticket.

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Machesney Park Senior Citizen Loses $18K to Phone Scam

When you spend any amount of time talking to someone in law enforcement about phone and computer scams, one thing becomes abundantly clear: senior citizens have a bulls-eye on their backs as a scammer's preferred targets.

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Warning: Don’t Answer Calls from These Area Codes

If you've been getting phone calls or texts from any of these area codes, don't call or text back.

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The BBB Warns of Valentine’s Day Scams

Another day, another occasion, another group of scam artists looking to separate you from the cash in your wallet. The Better Business Bureau is warning you to be on the lookout.

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Rockford Car Dealer Warns of Scam Calls

It seems like every time you turn around, a new warning has been issued about someone trying to scam you out of your hard-earned money. Here's another one.

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Local Realtor Warns of Rockford Housing Scams

You've probably heard about these types of Craigslist housing scams in the past, but now it's happening in Rockford. Here's tips from local experts on how to avoid getting scammed out of hundreds of your hard-earned dollars if you're looking to make a move anytime soon.

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Tired of Getting Those IRS Phone Calls? Maybe Try This

Scams of any kind are annoying, but these IRS phone calls are the worst. One woman decided to take things a little further than most of us do.

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BBB: Be on Guard Against Weather Rip-Offs

It happens every year, and now, after last night's horrific tornadoes, you could find yourself the target of home repair scammers.

From the Better Business Bureau (BBB):

The first of what could be many days of severe weather this spring and summer brought with it tornados, high winds, and hail...

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BBB Alerts Seniors To Scammers Offering ‘Free’ Services and Medication

It seems as if there's always someone around the corner looking to take your money or steal your personal information via unscrupulous means

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