CHICAGO (WLS) — winter months period may be an optimal time for scammers.
Bbb joined up with ABC7 to talk about two scams that are popular this time around of the year: online dating sites Scams and Residence Improvement Scams
Internet Dating Scams:
Triumph tales in adverts for internet dating services makes it seem like real love is merely a click away. Bbb suggests customers to understand the restrictions, expenses and regards to the ongoing solutions plus the possibility of fraud in the event your match happens to be a thief.
Better Business Bureau received significantly more than 1,100 complaints about online dating services a year ago. Numerous concern billing and collection dilemmas.
Frequently, clients complain it is hard to cancel the solution since it is immediately renewed.
Common complaints about online dating services consist of:
- Failure to complement customers with appropriate singles. Complaints included non-smokers matched with individuals who smoke; well-educated individuals matched with less-educated people; spiritual individuals matched with atheists; or matches that lived too far away or had been hitched.
- Utilization of intimidating or sales that are duplicitous: Complainants reported being yelled at, being told never to be therefore particular or becoming completely ignored by the businesses included. (more…)