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Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week
By: Jackie

Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week

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...

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BBB Top Ten Scams of 2014
By: Susan

BBB Top Ten Scams of 2014

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...

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Buying Last Minute Tickets to the Big Game? Be Careful!
By: Susan

Buying Last Minute Tickets to the Big Game? Be Careful!

Want to go to the Super Bowl? Be careful! Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about possible ticket fraud. The secondary market can be great for non-season tic...

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Don’t Get Spooked by Phantom Debt Collectors
By: Michael

Don’t Get Spooked by Phantom Debt Collectors

Your BBB is receiving an alarming increase in the number of calls from people being harassed by bogus debt collectors. Read More

Some Flashlight Apps Pose Danger to Your Security
By: Tom

Some Flashlight Apps Pose Danger to Your Security

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 ph...

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Scammers At It Again With New Twist on “Grandparent Scam”
By: Amanda

Scammers At It Again With New Twist on “Grandparent Scam”

Your BBB® has learned of a new twist to the “grandparent scam.” We’ve described the typical grandparent scam before but in case you are new to it, it has worked like t...

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Largest FTC Recovery in a Payday Lending Case
By: Jackie

Largest FTC Recovery in a Payday Lending Case

Your BBB® has learned that Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges against two online payday lending companies have been settled. According to the Read More

One in Four Credit Reports Have Wrong Information
By: Michael

One in Four Credit Reports Have Wrong Information

Your BBB® informs callers and web visitors daily on how to get free annual credit reports. Creditors, employers, banks and othe...

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