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Better Business Bureau warns of deceptive security system sales this summer

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - With warm weather tends to come door-to-door sales offers, but not all of them are as honest as they should...

Better Business Bureau warns of COVID-19 vaccine scams

MORGAN COUNTY, KY. (ABC 36) - There's a new warning about COVID-19 vaccine scams in Eastern Kentucky. In Morgan County, the Sheriff's office has posted...

Lexington homeowner shocked to find her house was part of a rental scam, BBB gives tips to avoid falling victim

LEXINGTON, Ky. (ABC 36) As a new home owner one thing you'd never expect to happen is to find out other people believe they're...

SCAM ALERT: ABC 36 anchor shares scam story to help others avoid scams

Anyone can fall for a scam. It happened recently to ABC 36 Evening Anchor, Veronica Jean Seltzer. 

Fayette Mall changes for Black Friday in-person, BBB recommendations for online shopping

In years past some people might complain about early Black Friday deals, but this year the goal is universal, trying to keep crowds to a minimum.

BBB offers tips, guidance for making the most of shopping, avoiding scams

Pandemic makes for some different challenges this year.

DOJ warns ‘face mask exempt’ cards are phony

The information was not issued or endorsed by the DOJ

Scam artists already after stimulus checks

Better Business Bureau already tracking scams before checks are even in the mail.

BBB shares tips on how to buy legitimate Belk Bowl tickets

The UK football team will be playing in the Belk Bowl on New Year's Eve against Virginia Tech in Charlotte.

Bourbon Co. American Legion post scammed in electricity cut off hoax

American Legion Post in Millersburg was scammed out of $2,000 after purchasing Thanksgiving food baskets.

BBB: College students beware of scammers

According to 2018’s BBB Scam Tracker Risk Report, 41.6% of students reported a loss when exposed to a scam as compared to 28.3% of non-students.

BBB: Phone scam targeting Kentucky businesses

The BBB says scammers are calling business, posing as a Kentucky Utilities employee and threatening to send a technician over to shut off the power if they don't receive payment by phone right away.

Be wise when buying tickets for the NCAA tournament

Many solid blue fans will be following the cats on their NCAA tournament journey.

BBB: Top Ten riskiest scams of 2018

Employment scams were the riskiest scams of 2018, according to the Better Business Bureau.

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This time of year people need cash. And it's easier to fall for a scam over social media where someone convinces you that you've...

Bourbon barrel company pretending to be headquartered in Lexington stiffing customers

Attorney General Andy Beshear has issued a Scam Alert today after his office and the Better Business Bureau say an online company claiming to be located in Lexington and selling bourbon barrels is scamming customers.

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Gift cards are always a popular holiday gift to give OR receive. However, there are a few things people should keep in mind when...

WARNING: Sweepstakes scams victimize elderly with evolving tactics

A Better Business Bureau report shows sweepstakes and prize scams claimed over $115 million from Americans in 2017, with the majority of losses suffered by senior citizens.

BBB warns of robocalls saying “your Social Security will be suspended”

According to the Better Business Bureau, a new phone scam, impersonating government agencies has been reported.

Woodford Co. woman loses money to bogus loan company

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- A Versailles woman loses over a thousand dollars to a bogus loan company. According to the Better Business Bureau, the victim and...

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Police: Former Corbin Housing Authority employee gave himself unauthorized pay increase

A Corbin man was indicted on multiple charges of theft deception and abuse of public trust. 

Engle of Gateway Community Action Agency to chair state group

Community Action Kentucky Announces Newly Elected Executive Committee Members