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Who is Responsible for a Deceased Loved One’s Debt?
By: Susan

Who is Responsible for a Deceased Loved One’s Debt?

Your Tri-State BBB has provided several blog posts regarding debt collection, debt relief, and other debt related topics, but a topic that has not been covered in a while is the debt of a deceased ...

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Spooky Fun is Around the Corner. Are You Ready?
By: Amanda

Spooky Fun is Around the Corner. Are You Ready?

Your BBB® wants to remind you that Halloween is only two weeks away. Have you decorated, bought candy and picked out your costume? Read More

Remote Control Crime
By: Michael

Remote Control Crime

Do you own, or have any interest in owning technologies allowing you to control your home from a device, or from another location? This includes security systems, ligh...

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Be Cautious When Evaluating a Home Security System
By: Tom

Be Cautious When Evaluating a Home Security System

Spring and summer are usually the peak season for people coming to your door to sell you a home security system. Your BBB®, the FTC, and states Attorneys General provi...

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What to Do About Unwanted Calls & Texts
By: Amanda

What to Do About Unwanted Calls & Texts

Your BBB® continues to receive calls for consumers who are still receiving unwanted robocalls and text messages. Whether they are offering to lower your credit card in...

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Farcing, The Latest Form of ID Theft
By: Michael

Farcing, The Latest Form of ID Theft

"Phishing" attempts to get you to disclose personal information via email or telephone. "Smishing" refers to deceptive text messages, and "Vishing" refers to deceptive...

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Booking Hotel Rooms for Your Vacation? Read This First!
By: Jackie

Booking Hotel Rooms for Your Vacation? Read This First!

Imagine booking hotel accommodations for your vacation, and you and your family arrive only to find out that the hotel has no record of your reservation? Think it can’...

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Romance Scams May Steal Your Heart and Money
By: Amanda

Romance Scams May Steal Your Heart and Money

Online dating is a popular way to meet a potential soulmate. Your BBB® wants to remind you that it is also a popular place for scammers to meet potential victims. Whil...

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