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Better Beware!

Consumer watchdog series exposing scams in south central Indiana
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Better Beware – Local Dangers

There are several things to watch out for in South Central Indiana these days, including some that are worldwide problems. Here are some timely and useful heads ups.

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Better Beware – Death Sting

A new scam on email threatens dire consequences if you don’t pay!

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Better Beware – Protect your Money

How to Protect Your Money in Six Steps

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Better Beware – A New Year and New Ways to Protect Yourself

Let’s take a look at where we stand, what we can look forward to, and how we can at least try to keep ourselves safe in the face of an increasing avalanche of attacks by scammers and con artists from all over the world. First of all, we all know that our personal information has probably been stolen by now, …

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Better Beware – Some Good News

It’s been an avalanche of bad news this year – starting with the fact that your personal information (and mine) has almost certainly already been stolen and is floating around out on the dark web. That means we all have to keep a close watch on our bank accounts, credit cards, credit rating and every online account, now and probably …

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Better Beware – Last Minute Lookouts

Holiday spending is up again this year, and so is Holiday scamming. Here are a half-dozen tips for making sure your gift-giving budget benefits the people you INTEND to give to.

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Better Beware – Double Whammy- Two Scams You May Not Be Aware Of

Two dangers you might not be aware of: fake celebrity endorsements are a real problem, and there are serious risks in having your DNA tested.

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Better Beware – Phone Phonies

Using your smartphone to buy things — or having it turned on when you’re pumping gas — can be surprisingly risky. Here are some things to watch out for.

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Better Beware – Holiday Heads-up II

Here are the top four scams that are targeting you during the Holidays, according to the BBB. You’d better watch out, whatever you try – or you’re going to pout, I’m tellin’ you why!

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Better Beware – Holiday Headsup #1

The nine most popular — or UNpopular, if you’re a victim – scams of the Holiday season have been ID’d by the Better Business Bureau, and here’s the first four.

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