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Money That Talks
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By: Michael

Money That Talks

Your BBB occasionally hears of horror stories from people whose limit...

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Calls From 559-515-8002
By: Tom

Calls From 559-515-8002

Recently we discussed several types of schemes involving consumers receiving phone calls from representatives claiming that they noticed that computers were infected w...

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FTC Case Halts Alleged Diploma Mill
By: Amanda

FTC Case Halts Alleged Diploma Mill

Many consumers may be choosing to go back to school to earn their high school diploma in order to help get them into college, gain employment or join the military. Unf...

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Check Your Blood Pressure for Free, But What’s the Real Cost?
By: Jackie

Check Your Blood Pressure for Free, But What’s the Real Cost?

Like many of us, you may have checked your blood pressure using blood pressure machines conveniently located in pharmacies and grocery stores. Your BBB reports that in...

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A Victory for Online Shoppers
By: Michael

A Victory for Online Shoppers

Your BBB receives calls and formal complaints from people who order online, and then have to wait months to receive their products, if at all. The Federal Trade Commis...

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Tables Turn On Scammer
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By: Amanda

Tables Turn On Scammer

In a previous blog post, your BBB® provided information from the Indiana Attorney General’s office and the Internal Revenue Service about people receiving calls from i...

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BBB to Host Shredding Event
By: Amanda

BBB to Host Shredding Event

On Saturday, October 11, 2014, BBBs across North America will host a helpful identity theft prevention event called Secure Your ID Day. Your BBB will be one of them. Read More

Be on the Look Out: Scammers Spoofing Government Agencies
By: Wes

Be on the Look Out: Scammers Spoofing Government Agencies

Over the past several months, your BBB has taken several calls from concerned citizens who had received calls from supposed government agencies. These calls were comin...

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