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Recognize Scams Targeting Small Businesses

by Center for Personal Finance editors

Small-business owners and self-employed individuals take note: Be on the lookout for scams that specifically target small businesses.

"Small-business fraud can come from internal threats, such as employee fraud, or from external full-time scammers," says Alison Southwick, Better Business Bureau (BBB) spokeswoman. "Because small-business owners often lack the time and resources to fight fraud, they are a popular mark for any number of different scams."

The Credit Union National Association's News Now reports that the BBB advises business owners to watch out for these scams:

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