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Scam Alert: Your Labor Posters Are Outdated
By: Michael

Scam Alert: Your Labor Posters Are Outdated

Every year at this time, your BBB® gets calls from businesses who receive mailings telling them their labor posters are outdated. They attempt to se...

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How Your Speakers Could Be Turned Into Eavesdropping Microphones
By: Michael

How Your Speakers Could Be Turned Into Eavesdropping Microphones

Not only can your computer or phone camera be hijacked, but your microphone as well. Computers typically have two audio jacks: one for sound input when you record something or talk on a Skype call,...

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Tis the Season to be Generous – Giving Tuesday
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Tis the Season to be Generous – Giving Tuesday

The Tuesday following Thanksgiving has become known as Giving Tuesday. It is fitting since, for many people, the holiday...

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2.8 Million Samsung Washers Recalled
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By: Michael

2.8 Million Samsung Washers Recalled

On November 4, 2016 the Consumer Product Safety Commission Read More

Election Scam Asks for $50 to Verify Your Vote
By: Michael

Election Scam Asks for $50 to Verify Your Vote

  Your BBB® hears from many asking on the legitimacy of emails received. A new email is circulating that acts on fears of election fraud.  It is sending out a ...

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Fifteen Ways to Save Your Bacon
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By: Michael

Fifteen Ways to Save Your Bacon

Your BBB® offers many tips to improve online safety. While no one is immune from having their personal information compromised,...

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700 Arrested in IRS Fraud
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By: Michael

700 Arrested in IRS Fraud

Mumbai, India - police have captured a gang who made off with at least $7.5 million from U.S. victims who thought they were calling from the IRS. Acting on a tip from ...

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Latest IRS Scam Uses Postal Mail, Email and Text Messages
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By: Michael

Latest IRS Scam Uses Postal Mail, Email and Text Messages

Your BBB® hears daily from people with concerns relating to the IRS. Of course, these scams change all the time.  Here is the newest version making the rounds. ...

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