In Alaska, Oregon &Western Washington
Every year, Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington receives thousands of phone calls, e-mails, inquiries and complaints regarding common scams.
Top 10 Schemes of 2010:
Lottery ScamsJob ScamsDebt Relief Foreclosure RescueTimeshare ResellersPhony Debt CollectorsAdvance Fee LoansFree Trial OffersPhishing, Vishing and SmishingOverpayment Scams
'Advance Fee Loans' and 'Timeshare Resellers' are new to the 2010 list. 'Lottery Scams,' 'Debt Relief' and 'Job Scams' are among last year's top scams: BBB Reports The Top 10 Scams and Rip-Offs of 2009.
For tips on how to avoid common scams, visit www.bbb.org.
About your BBB serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington:Your Better Business Bureau is a not-for-profit organization funded by Better Business Bureau Accredited Businesses. The BBB's mission is to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust. For more information about the services and products provided by your BBB, call 206-431-2222 or 253-830-2924 in Washington, 503-212-3022 in Oregon, 907-562-0704 in Alaska, or visit our Web site at www.bbb.org.