While we shop and cook and hang holiday lights, scammers are busy looking for their next targets The Better Business Bureau has issued a list of scams to be on the lookout for during the holiday season and tips on how to keep yourself from being the next victim.
AARP released a survey a year ago, that reveals that service members, active and retired, were ~40% more likely to be scammed than civilians. In 2021, military families were defrauded out of $267 million, more than double in 2020.
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) issued a warning about scams targeting people with student loans. The BBB Scam Tracker has already received reports from people who have been targeted by imposter calls and emails.