From scammers trying to take advantage of local storms, to cyber-thieves, and even fake fundraisers for the repair of the Cathedral of Notre Dame--there are things to be very wary of.

Luckily, we've got Dennis Horton, Executive Director of the Rockford Regional Office of the Better Business Bureau (BBB), to sound the alert on scams and scam artists who bring their special money raising skills to the Rockford area.

This morning, Dennis brought us up to speed on fake fundraising going on in the wake of the Notre Dame fire, doing your cyber spring cleaning to avoid having your computer compromised, and how to avoid dealing with a door-to-door scam artist: