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Spring is Showering the Tri-State with Scam Calls!
By: Cathy

Spring is Showering the Tri-State with Scam Calls!

As noted in previous articles, spring has most definitely arrived.  The gardens are getting into full swing, and the land is green and lush.  And soggy.  Part of my la...

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CONSUMER ALERT: That “Free Trial” of Wrinkle Cream Could Empty Your Bank Account
By: Oana Schneider

CONSUMER ALERT: That “Free Trial” of Wrinkle Cream Could Empty Your Bank Account

Your BBB® would like to share information regarding a “free” face cream trial that could cost you hundreds of dollars in the end. According to a recent report from Read More

Kids II Recalls 680,000 Baby Rattles
By: Oana Schneider

Kids II Recalls 680,000 Baby Rattles

Your BBB® has learned that over 680,000 baby rattles are being recalled over choking hazard concerns. The manufacturer, Kids II, announced the vol...

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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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IRS Alert: W-2 Phishing Scam Is On The Rise!
By: Oana Schneider

IRS Alert: W-2 Phishing Scam Is On The Rise!

Your BBB® would like to share information regarding a scam that’s been on the rise during tax season. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) warns that the scam in question is targeting school district...

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Another IRS Scam Alert!
By: Tom

Another IRS Scam Alert!

It seems that a day doesn’t go by that we learn of a new twist on the IRS collections scam.  Your BBB® recently received information from the IRS that people who are deaf or hard of hearing are bei...

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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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