Post from Community: BBB Wisconsin Scam Alert: Wisconsinites lost more than $93,000 to scams during Summer 2021

 Post from Community: BBB Wisconsin Scam Alert: Wisconsinites lost more than $93,000 to scams during Summer 2021

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As the summer season comes to an unofficial end, often recognized by the Labor Day holiday, Better Business Bureau serving Wisconsin wants to take this opportunity to provide information regarding the rate of scams and their impact on Wisconsin residents from May 1-Aug. 31, 2021.

According to BBB Scam Tracker, Wisconsin residents reported more than $93,000 lost to scams during the summer, averaging $23,250 lost per month from May 1-Aug. 31, 2021. BBB’s Scam Tracker website allows consumers to self-report when they’ve been exposed to a scam, whether or not they’ve lost money. More than half (53%) of all scam reports indicated that money was lost, demonstrating how convincing scammers can be when interacting with a potential…

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