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New tool shows scams in your neighborhood before crooks scam you

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Posted at 3:24 PM, Jul 08, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-08 17:24:44-04

A major data breach has helped create a new tool to help you fight back against scammers.

The Better Business Bureau just launched Scam Tracker, a website that lets you see what scams are hitting your neighborhood.

The idea came out of the massive Target data breach.

Target joined forces with the BBB to give consumers a way to share their stories with each other.

The BBB said it hopes people will use the site more to prepare rather than report something after they’ve been scammed.

Find scams near you with the BBB Scam Tracker here.

Source: WXIN