Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week

January 30, 2015 Jackie 0

This week is Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week and your BBB® brings you news about this important week. Tax identity theft occurs when someone files a phony tax return using your personal information or uses your Social Security number (SSN) […]

BBB Top Ten Scams of 2014

January 29, 2015 Susan 0

Better Business Bureau hears from thousands of consumers and business owners every year about a variety of scams and frauds. Many are new twists on existing scams, but scammers get more sophisticated every year in how they spoof trusted names […]

Some Flashlight Apps Pose Danger to Your Security

January 26, 2015 Tom 0

This coming Wednesday is Data Security Day, and we wanted to bring you some information regarding a cyber-security threat that you may have downloaded on your smart phone or tablet. Over the weekend I and another one of our BBB […]

Largest FTC Recovery in a Payday Lending Case

January 21, 2015 Jackie 0

Your BBB® has learned that Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges against two online payday lending companies have been settled. According to the FTC News Release, AMG Services, Inc. (an Oklahoma Tribal Entity) and MNE (Miami Nation Enterprises) Services, Inc. will […]

One in Four Credit Reports Have Wrong Information

January 20, 2015 Michael 0

Your BBB® informs callers and web visitors daily on how to get free annual credit reports. Creditors, employers, banks and others use credit report information when making financial decisions. Lenders believe someone’s credit report gives the best indication of whether […]