BBB releases list of top 5 scams in Washington in 2015

DUPONT, Wash. -- The Better Business Bureau has tallied the top scams of 2015 in Washington state.

“Scammers are elusive,” said Tyler Andrew, President and CEO of BBB serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington. “With Scam Tracker, consumers and law enforcement can track fraud in real time and report it so that no one else falls victim.”

Here are the top 5 scams hitting Washington:

    Nationwide, the IRS scam also topped the list. Phony debt collectors, sweepstakes, tech support and the government grant scam rounded off the top five. For a complete list, visit BBB’s Top Ten Scams of 2015.