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BBB Tips: 6 Scams for College Students to Avoid

Whether you’re starting school yourself or have kids who are vulnerable to such scams, BBB suggests students watch out for these financial scams before heading into the new semester.
Scammers targeting voice search users on iPhones, smart devices
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Ford recalls 108K cars; seat belts may not hold in a crash
  Scam victim says don’t cash checks, fall for secret shopper scheme
New scam ‘hires’ you to be a secret shopper, aims to steal money from you
  EBR paramedics say drink plenty of fluids, take breaks from the sun

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  RECALL ALERT: Soft baked cookies could have plastic pieces in them

  Public warned of scam targeting iPhone users

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