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IPA Payments Pod

Oct 24, 2023

Do you know what scams people fall for most often? Could you recognize a scam if someone was targeting you?

In this episode, Melissa “Mel” Trumpower the Executive Director of BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust, discusses the findings from the Better Business Bureau’s Scam Tracker research.

She talks about the most common types of scams, how different types of scams target different demographics, and why losing money is not the only risk for people.

You can find links to the research and to the reporting tool at: Find and Report a Scam | Better Business Bureau (

This podcast was recorded on August 3, 2023. Things may have changed by the time you hear it.