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Scams change along with the seasons. Now that the weather has improved, watch out for these popular summer cons!

Look out Netflix users, Con artists are targeting consumers of the popular video streaming site! Watch for the "unusual activity" phishing scam.

Our Top 5 #BBB Summer Scams appear to be in full force, according to reports on BBB Scam Tracker. Watch out for these especially popular scams this summer.

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How to tell if your elderly parents are being scammed

Article: How to tell if your elderly parents are being scammed: Read here http://www.consumeraffairs.com/news/how-to-tell-if-your-elderly-parents-are-being-scammed-061014.html

Attention bargain hunters! Beware of a Craigslist con targeting boat and car shoppers on the popular website.

This BBB video is a re-enactment of what happens during a Sweepstakes or Lottery Scam. Spread the word to your family and friends and learn to avoid falling victim to this popular scam tactic!

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Google self-driving car gets pulled over for driving too slowly

Article: Beware this Google Docs phishing scam . Go here http://www.consumeraffairs.com/news/beware-this-google-docs-phishing-scam-031914.html

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Kidnapping scam exacts a heavy price, both financial and emotional

Article: Kidnapping scam exacts a heavy price, both financial and emotional. Read here ttp://www.consumeraffairs.com/news/kidnapping-scam-exacts-a-heavy-price-both-financial-and-emotional-041414.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+consumeraffairs/SXJd+(ConsumerAffairs.Com+News+%26+Alerts)

#BBB Warning: Expect Scammers to Use Nude Celebrities as “Click Bait.” Click baiting can lead you to malicious websites and can possibly expose you to spamming and identity theft: http://go.bbb.org/1qojV9O

Don't go breaking my heart with a #Catfishing scam! If you're looking for love online, watch for these tricks from a potential match. #BBB

Click bait scams on social media are becoming more popular. Now con artists are using info related to the Malaysia Airline tragedy as click bait scams and in some cases, are making money from your likes!

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Infographic: Identity Fraud Hit 1 Victim Every 3 Seconds in 2012

Identity Fraud Hit 1 Victim Every 3 Seconds in 2012