Idaho BBB Warns of Top 5 Scams Currently Active in the Magic Valley
Samantha Gillihan from the Idaho Better Business Bureau has seen many scams in our area. But, right now, these are the top 5 scams that we need to watch out for to make sure we don't become victims.
According to Samantha, the Idaho BBB uses a risk index to determine what scams people in our area are really losing money to. Here are the 5 to watch out for:
Home improvement scams
Fake Checks and Money Orders
Online Purchase Scams
Advance Fee Loan Scams
Here are some other facts that Samantha shared about scams affecting our areas:
Men are more likely to fall for a scam than women.
The 18 - 24 age group is the most often victimized
Seniors tend to lose a larger amount of money, but millennials lose money more often
For more information, check out the Idaho Better Business Bureau website.