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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

“You’ve Won a Government Grant”
By: Amanda

“You’ve Won a Government Grant”

We’ve written about this before, but it always seems to come around again.  In fact, just yesterday, your BBB® received at least 3 phone calls from consumers who’ve be...

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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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Global Mass Mailing Fraud Schemes Halted
By: Jackie

Global Mass Mailing Fraud Schemes Halted

Many of the consumers who come to your BBB® bring letters they have received telling them they have won a large sum of money. They want to know if the offers are legit...

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New Rules Allow Debt Collection Robocalls from the Feds
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By: Michael

New Rules Allow Debt Collection Robocalls from the Feds

Your BBB® receives many inquiries on third party collections. The Federal Communications Commission released its final rules al...

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Unless You Know Someone There, Don’t Answer Calls from These Area Codes
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By: Tom

Unless You Know Someone There, Don’t Answer Calls from These Area Codes

Recently the Indiana Attorney General, Greg Zoeller, provided information regarding calls from area codes from whence many scams originate.  Your BBB® also wants you t...

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Summer Travel Safety Tips
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By: Jackie

Summer Travel Safety Tips

This is the time when many families decide to take a vacation. Your BBB® has come across some helpful information for ensuring safe travels. Something that is on every...

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