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Craft fairs are an excellent place for artisans and small business owners to sell their wares, but vendors should be cautious when dealing with unfamiliar "organizers." has received reports of scammers posing as craft fair planners who trick vendors out of money and personal information.

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Better Business Bureau serving Canton Region and Greater West Virginia offers tips and advice for consumers to avoid fraudulent practices. Visit or call 330-454-9401 to look up a business, file a complaint, read tips and more.

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