All that financial uncertainty makes service members and their families a target for scammers. A report from the Better Business Bureau shows 19-percent of military spouses are victimized by employment scams compared to 15-percent of civilians. The money lost in these scams was nearly double for those who’ve already made great sacrifices. Military spouses lost $1,825 and veterans lost $1,905 in employment scams compared to $1,000 lost by non-military consumers.
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