Financial Losses From Sweepstakes, Lottery Fraud Surging, BBB Says

Source NBC Local
Original Load Date June 10, 2021, 7:01 p.m.
Last Updated June 10, 2021, 7:01 p.m.
Original URL https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/financial-losses-from-sweepstakes-lottery-fraud-surging-bbb-says/2530078/

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The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers that financial losses are on the rise from schemes involving phony lotteries and sweepstakes during the coronavirus pandemic. According to the BBB, the bureau has seen a decline in complaints since it conducted a 2018 study on sweepstakes and lottery-...