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Survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan queue up to board a US military C-130 plane for Manila after the plane arrived carrying relief supplies at Tacloban airport in the central Philippines on November 11, 2013, after Super Typhoon Haiyan devastated the city on November 8.  US military planes on November 11 joined a frantic effort to rescue famished survivors of the monster typhoon that may have killed 10,000 people in the Philippines, as local security forces struggled to contain looting.      AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE        (Photo credit should read TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)

BBB Offers Tips To Avoid Typhoon Charity Scams

Many may be thinking of reaching out and donating money to the victims of the Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. The St. Louis Better Business Bureau offers these tips for safe giving.

11/12/2013

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BBB: Online Dating Scams Spike Around Valentine’s Day

It all looks so easy in those TV ads, you join an online dating service, meet your soul-mate right away, and everyone lives happily ever after.

02/13/2013

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Phony Salvation Army Volunteer Scams Donors

Police say the man stood by the unattended red kettle while the real bell ringer was on break and held out his hand.

12/14/2011

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St. Louis Police Warn of Bail Scam

Woman scammed by caller posing as public defender.

03/15/2011

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MO A.G. Koster Out With List of Most Common Scams

Debt collectors top Missouri AG’s list of most common scams for 2010.

02/25/2011

Scammers using politician's name to collect funds

MURPHYSBORO, Ill. (AP) — A state lawmaker from southern Illinois is warning that someone is using his name as part of a telephone scam.

12/20/2010

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