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Don’t Get Taken By Memorial Day Military Scams
Memorial Day is coming this Monday and, while it is a time to honor those who serve and remember those who have died in war, it has also become another guise for scam artists to take from people who are serving or have served their nation -- especially elderly veterans.
Tis the Season to Watch Out for Scams
The Christmas season has arrived and that means it is time for people to watch their money if they plan to give to charities. Chelsea Dannon with the Better Business Bureau of Eastern Washington says make a plan before giving. Find causes and organizations in the community where the money will be sp…
Don’t get Burned When Donating to The Taylor Bridge Fire
The Better Business Bureau of eastern Washington is warning about scammers trying to trick people who want to give to help with recovery efforts in the Taylor Bridge fire near Cle Elum.  The BBB's Chelsea Dannon says scammers have set up websites hoping to gain donations or financial …
Scammers Are Targeting You
Memorial Day is right around the corner and the scammers know you are in the mood to help. That's why the Better Business Bureau (BBB) says they are targeting people in Yakima this week. Chelsea Dannon with the BBB of Central Washington says anytime holidays happen, scammers start to …
Gold Buying Business Wrote Bad Checks To Yakima Customers
"Karen" of Yakima recently took jewelry she does not use and traded it in to THR & Associates. Our news partner KIMA Action News reports the traveling gold-buying company stopped here in Yakima and wrote her a check for $412. When the check bounced, Karen called t…
Scam Warnings For Paving And Landscaping Projects
The Better Business Bureau warns of scams in the Yakima Valley this spring and summer. Spokesperson Chelsea Dannon says some of the most popular are the paving and landscaping scams. A woman in Naches spent $6,000 on a new driveway...
Unlicensed Landscaper Soliciting Business in Yakima
You may have received a business card stuck in your door frame or slid underneath your doormat from a Jesus DeLeon advertising his landscaping business. The Better Business Bureau received confirmation from the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries that he and his business aren&a…