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Secret Shopper Scams Still Alive and Well
By: Amanda

Secret Shopper Scams Still Alive and Well

Your BBB® was recently contacted by a consumer regarding a check she received in the mail.  The information she provided to us regarding the check indicated that it was most likely a scam.  We want...

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Still Waiting for Your Western Union Refund?
By: Oana Schneider

Still Waiting for Your Western Union Refund?

Your BBB® would like to remind everyone that the new deadline to get your money from the FTC settlement with Western Union is May 31, 2018. This means that if you sent money to a person who turned ...

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2017 Jeep Wrangler and Dodge Grand Caravan Recall
By: Andrew Erk

2017 Jeep Wrangler and Dodge Grand Caravan Recall

Your BBB has been made aware of a recall of 39,456 Jeep Wranglers and Dodge Grand Caravans due to issues with the brake switch. The NHTSA claims that both vehicles can switch out of park without...

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Avoid Falling for Classic Money Making Tricks
By: Andrew Erk

Avoid Falling for Classic Money Making Tricks

If you are looking to start a new business or work from home, you may be enticed by business opportunities that claim to allow you to earn six figures in 90 days or less. Seems too good to be true,...

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Kids’ Information Taken Without Permission
By: Andrew Erk
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Kids’ Information Taken Without Permission

In today’s continually growing digital world kids are growing up more comfortable interacting with digital technology on a regular basis. The comfortability of kids’ interaction online allows for t...

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Looking for a Valentine’s Day Gift? Shop Early and Safely!
By: Oana Schneider

Looking for a Valentine’s Day Gift? Shop Early and Safely!

Counting down the days to Valentine's Day? Your favorite BBB® has a few tips and tricks to help you navigate through a wide array of florists, chocolatiers and gift shops. And if you need help find...

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What To Do If Your Online Love Interest Asks You For Money
By: Oana Schneider

What To Do If Your Online Love Interest Asks You For Money

If you are looking to start a new relationship, your BBB® would like to point out the fact that you can never be too careful when it comes to your heart and your money. With Valentine’s Day around ...

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No, The US Secretary of State Is Not Emailing You!
By: Oana Schneider

No, The US Secretary of State Is Not Emailing You!

Your BBB® has seen many twists of this scam over the year, but this new version has some interesting features. Many scammers pretend to represent the Social Security Administration, the FTC, the IR...

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