LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) — Con artists are tricking small business owners.
The Better Business Bureau has received numerous reports of phony marketing companies tricking small business owners into signing monthly contracts. These con-artists fail to deliver what they’ve promised.
Chris Babin, with the Better Business Bureau of Acadiana, said, “We know a lot of small businesses don’t have their own marketing department, they outsource that, and there’s a lot of great companies locally in Acadiana that can help with it, but we’ve had had reports that scammers are contacting small businesses claiming to be some type of marketing agency that can really help bring some visibility to their company, especially online, and they’re not actually a marketing agency, they’re just trying to collect some money from the company.”
The marketing services these scammers offer to small business claim will help bring in new…