Better Business Bureau warns consumers of scams


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ST. LOUIS – The Better Business Bureau says people are trying to scam people because of their tight finances from the pandemic. Andrea McNairy, managing attorney at Brown & Crouppen has more on this in this week’s Legal Lens. 

What kind of housing scams are we talking about?

“Well, we are talking about all kinds of things. One thing Better Business Bureau is talking about is services for your house, cable services, internet service, pest control services. And, what’s happening is people are calling home phones. The company shows up on home ID and they are getting texts from what appears to be a legitimate number, and when you talk to somebody, they say similar things that they have heard from the company before or music playing, so people legitimately think they are talking to…

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