Beware of Ghosting

October 31, 2013 Jason 0

Since today is Halloween it seems fitting to talk about “ghosting” which is a term for identity theft of those who are deceased. Identity thieves now target personal information (including information in obituaries) of deceased persons to commit identity theft. […]

Halloween Contact Lenses Pose Risks

October 30, 2013 Jackie 1

Before you purchase blood-drenched vampire  contact lenses or glow-in-the-dark werewolf contact lenses to complete your Halloween costume, your BBB wishes to share a recent (October 24, 2013) FDA consumer update on decorative contact lenses. The FDA warns consumers that there […]

Ready-to-Eat Salads Recalled

October 29, 2013 Michael 0

Your BBB encourages you to read our consumer topics including tips on food safety and proper handling. Milwaukee-based Garden-Fresh Foods Inc. is recalling an additional 103,000 pounds of chicken and ham products over concerns of possible listeria contamination, its third […]

New Malware Scheme

October 28, 2013 Tom 0

Recently the Tri-State Better Business Bureau has presented information regarding cyber security, and since October is Cyber security month, we have one more tip to present.  We became aware of this scheme which installs malware on your computer through the […]

Tips for Buying a New Car

October 25, 2013 Amanda 0

It’s the time of year when we start to hear advertising from car dealerships about “year-end closeouts” and other similar sales.  If you are looking to purchase a new car, your BBB has the following tips for you. 1. Plan […]

Has Your Car Been Recalled?

October 24, 2013 Jason 0

Your Better Business Bureau (BBB) would like to make sure you’re aware that on October 17th Toyota announced a voluntary recall of over 800,000 vehicles from 2012-2013 including the model names Camry, Avalon, and Venza. According to Toyota’s announcement, the […]

Three Types of Auction Fraud

October 23, 2013 Michael 0

The BBB often hears from callers who have had problems with auction sales for vehicles, boats and other items. Items may be fake, sold to multiple buyers, or include multiple credit cards. Internet auction websites are usually a great place […]

Tri-State Better Business Bureau Events

October 21, 2013 Tom 0

We are beginning our process of determining the recipients for our Students Of Integrity Scholarships.  Three recipients will receive scholarships valued from $5000.00 for first place, and two others who will receive $2500.00 each.  You’re Tri-State BBB wishes to thank […]