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Social Security Announces Top Ten Baby Names for 2015

By on May 18, 2016

Looking for a name for your baby and want to find out what names are popular (or not popular)? Your BBB® follows the latest news from the Social Security…


FYI Scams

Fake Loan Modifications

By on May 17, 2016

Your BBB® is receiving an increased number of calls from homeowners contacted by entities claiming to be mortgage servicers. People are calling and mailing homeowners, pretending to be their…


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Spring is Showering the Tri-State with Scam Calls!

By on May 16, 2016

As noted in previous articles, spring has most definitely arrived.  The gardens are getting into full swing, and the land is green and lush.  And soggy.  Part of my…

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FYI Scams Tips

Be Careful with Your “Likes” and “Shares”

By on May 13, 2016

Facebook has changed the way a lot of people view and interact with the world.  Your BBB®, like millions of you, has a Facebook page. We like and share…

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Vehicle Hacking Concerns

By on May 12, 2016

While doing a little research on technology scams, I came across information from the Internet Crime Complaint Center (, and learned more about the topic of vehicle hacking.  So…

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