BOSSIER CITY, La. - It’s an unfortunate reality when an emergency or crisis situation occurs, there are scam artists and malicious actors who will exploit worldwide anxiety over the COVID-19 Coronavirus in order to conduct a variety of scams.

SHREVEPORT, La. - The Better Business Bureau is accepting nominations for the 12th Annual Texarkana Torch Awards for 2020.  Businesses will be recognized in four categories – Integrity Category (businesses who maintain a solid commitment to business practices and integrity); Customer Commitm…

Robocalls are being classified as an annoying epidemic for both consumers and businesses. So much so that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) changed its rules on blocking unwanted calls and creative, tech-savvy individuals are coming up with ways to block the onslaught of calls that…

The Better Business Bureau is warning basketball fans everywhere to not let their mourning cloud their judgment. The tragic death of Kobe Bryant is likely to generate scams exploiting fans’ eagerness for information and memorabilia. BBB has seen this happen numerous times in the past when ce…

SHREVEPORT, La. - Following every major flood, scam artists try to pawn off flooded vehicles as standard secondhand cars, even in areas that didn't flood. In the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, flood-damaged vehicles will be popping up at auto auctions across the country, used car dealerships…

SHREVEPORT, La. - A network of scammers is using Expedia Group’s name to take consumers for thousands of dollars, according to the Better Business Bureau. Better Business Bureau serving the Northwest and Pacific has received several reports in just the past several days from consumers who’ve…

SHREVEPORT, La - Interior painting is one of the cheapest and easiest ways to change the look of your home. Outside, it’s not that cheap or easy – think thousands versus hundreds. You also have other things to consider: Will you spray or roll? What happens if someone gets hurt or damages the…

If you grow your own food, you're more likely to become healthier. Shreveport Green and AmeriCorps members took a trip to Werner Park Elementary School in Shreveport to plant seeds in their garden that are expected to bloom into the necessary ingredients for pizza. 

In some cases, what a family owns in their house can be harmful to their pet and sometimes can cause pets to become poisoned. Saturday, March 23 is National Puppy Day, but University Veterinary Hospital (UVH) recognized Poison Prevention Week for pets this past Wednesday.

SHREVEPORT, La - You could be the latest target of scammers. Caddo Parish Steve Prator is asking KTBS 3 News to get the word out about scammers trying to cash in on a change with Medicare.

SHREVEPORT, La. - If someone contacts you and threatens to disconnect your electric service unless you make a payment, you should know that you are likely the target of a scam.

(SHREVEPORT, LA) - With online and banking scams increasingly targeted at older Americans, Caddo Parish District Attorney James E. Stewart Sr. and Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator plan a question-and-answer session for older residents Thursday, December 6, 2018.