Better Business Bureau: Watch out for flood-damaged car scams

Bob Sirott

This Oct. 11, 2019 photo shows a car kicking up spray while driving through a flooded street in Bay Head, N.J. With the highest tides of the year expected to arrive in New Jersey during the week of May 24, 2021, the state is launching a campaign to have residents document tidal flooding in their neighborhood and upload photos to a web site. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

Host Lisa Dent, who filled in for Bob Sirott, was joined by Steve Bernas, president and CEO of the Better Business Bureau, to talk about the latest scams: Scammers are poised to flood the marketplace with cars damaged in floods, update your phone to be protected against ransomware, and be on the lookout for a spyware company trying to hack your phone.

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