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The nation is awaiting a total solar eclipse next week. People will be able to see it on TV, through telescopes or with their own eyes.

However, big events also mean big opportunities for scammers and unethical businesses.

KAWC's Stephanie Sanchez reports.

Scams continue to be a major problem for consumers. Scammers rely on the victim to hand over personal information or money in exchange for a product or service.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez speaks Better Business Bureau Regional Director of the Yuma County branch Janet Torricellas, on how you can avoid most scams and help protect yourself and your family.