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Nationwide Telephone Imposter Phishing Scam Reported by Social Security Administration
By: Jackie

Nationwide Telephone Imposter Phishing Scam Reported by Social Security Administration

Your BBB® just received a fraud advisory from the Acting Inspector General of the Social Security Administration (SSA), Gale Stallworth Stone. The SSA has received reports from across the country a...

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Expect Spike in Emergency Scam Calls During Spring Break
By: Jackie

Expect Spike in Emergency Scam Calls During Spring Break

March is typically the month of Spring Break for college and high school students. Your BBB® typically experiences a spike in Emergency Scam calls during this month. The emergency scam is also know...

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BBB Wise Giving Alliance Shares IRS Dirty Dozen List
By: Jackie

BBB Wise Giving Alliance Shares IRS Dirty Dozen List

Some consumers may not realize that your BBB® has a Charity Review program as part of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance. The BBB Wise Giving Alliance helps donors make informed giving decisions and prom...

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Western Union Agrees to the Largest Financial Forfeiture by a Money Service Business
By: Jackie

Western Union Agrees to the Largest Financial Forfeiture by a Money Service Business

As a result of extensive, well-coordinated investigations and lawsuits, your BBB® has learned that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Justice Department, FBI, IRS, Consumer Financial Protection Bu...

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Consumers to Get Full Refund for Indoor Tanning System Purchase
By: Jackie

Consumers to Get Full Refund for Indoor Tanning System Purchase

The FTC recently announced that consumers who pur...

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Are Tax ID Thieves Targeting You?
By: Jackie

Are Tax ID Thieves Targeting You?

January 30 – February 3, 2017 is Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week. Your BBB® would like to share information about this week. The purpose is to make people aware of tax identity theft and how to r...

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A Fun Way to Get Fit
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By: Jackie

A Fun Way to Get Fit

Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to improve your health? Your BBB® brings you news of a challenge that might be just the incentive for you. It’s called the “1 Billion Steps Challenge.” It is s...

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Is Your Password on the List of the 25 Worst Passwords of 2016?
By: Jackie

Is Your Password on the List of the 25 Worst Passwords of 2016?

Your BBB® has examined the data breach statistics from 2016. Would it surprise you to learn that in 2016 there were Read More