Good News for Holders of Radio Shack Gift Cards

September 30, 2015 Jackie 0

Earlier this month, your BBB® learned that a bankruptcy judge gave approval to a settlement reached last month with Attorneys General of 24 states and the District of Columbia and RadioShack. According to the Press Release, the attorneys general filed […]

Text Message Fraud Crack Down

September 29, 2015 Michael 0

Your BBB® has reported on many cell phone carriers being fined for unauthorized billing for non-requested text message services. Recently, the FBI and IRS announced several arrests of executives at mobile aggregation companies and mobile content providers. The arrests follow […]

Consumer Fraud Task Force

September 28, 2015 Tom 0

Recently members of law enforcement, consumer protection agencies, and your Tri-State BBB® met to discuss various scams affect members of our community, and we, in consensus, stated that the number one fraud occurring right now is the phony IRS collection […]

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

September 25, 2015 Amanda 0

Do you have unused or expired prescription medication in your medicine cabinet? If you do, your BBB® wants to remind you to dispose of them properly. Tomorrow, Saturday, September 26, 2015 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Between 10am […]

Recalls Issued for Various Consumer Products

September 23, 2015 Jackie 0

There have been several product recalls in the month of September, and your BBB® would like to pass along information about them. Here are ten of the most recent consumer product recalls this month from the Consumer Protection Safety Commission […]

Secure Your ID Day 2015

September 18, 2015 Amanda 0

On Saturday, October 17, 2015, BBBs across North America will host a helpful identity theft prevention event called Secure Your ID Day. Your BBB® will be one of them. We’ve done several blog posts on identity theft in the past, […]

2015-16 FBI-SOS Internet Challenge Now Open to Schools

September 16, 2015 Jackie 0

Your BBB® has learned that the FBI free school-based internet safety program is now open for the 2015-16 school year. Called the “FBI-SOS (Safe Online Surfing) Internet Challenge,” the program educates students in grades 3-8 on cyber safety and promotes […]