Travelers beware: Scammers ramping up efforts as Americans go on vacation

With the COVID-19 pandemic subsiding, Americans are getting comfortable going to live music events, sporting events and traveling. Scammers however are taking advantage of this eagerness to be more active.

The Better Business Bureau works to snuff out scams before they can grab hold of unknowing consumers. Cleveland Better Business Bureau President Sue McConnell joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss post-pandemic scams. Continue reading

Scams on the rise as American’s return to normal life

As COVID-19 vaccines become more readily available, Americans are beginning to travel and participate in the economy on a larger scale. This has opened many people up to scams, especially in the travel and funeral industries.

The Better Business Bureau works to limit the amount of people who fall victim to these scams by warning consumers. Cleveland Better Business Bureau President Sue McConnell joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast to warn listeners about some current scams. Continue reading

COVID-19 vaccine scams develop as vaccine rollout progresses

The COVID-19 pandemic ushered in new spending habits and more, including unemployment and a vaccine. All three of these have become targets of scammers.

An expert on such scams is Cleveland Better Business Bureau President Sue McConnell, who joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast to highlight these scams and warn listeners who may not be aware. Continue reading

Cleveland BBB warns listeners of COVID-19 stimulus and vaccine scams

With the news of the new stimulus package and the COVID-19 vaccine being rolled out throughout the country, scammers have expanded their reach to take advantage of people.

Cleveland Better Business Bureau President Sue McConnell joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast discussed various stimulus check scams, a vaccine scam and an advanced fee loan. Continue reading

Cleveland BBB warns of increased holiday scams due to the COVID-19 pandemic

With the holiday season quickly approaching, scammers are becoming more active. It is vital that consumers beware of scams and remain vigilant.

Cleveland Better Business Bureau (BBB) President Sue McConnell discussed some of the current and holiday scams already identified on America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

Jobless Numbers and the Affordable Care Act

Writer and Editor for Press Associates Union, Mark Gruenberg spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on July 7 about jobless numbers due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Affordable Care Act. Continue reading

COVID-19 Pandemic Won’t Slow Down the Scammers

Sue McConnell, President of the Cleveland Better Business Bureau spoke with America’s Work Force on May 4 to discuss online scammers being active during the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading