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Top Ten Scams of 2015
By: Michael

Top Ten Scams of 2015

The results are in from the first 10,000 scams reported to the new bbb.org/scamtracker Read More

Giving or Receiving a Gift Card
By: Amanda

Giving or Receiving a Gift Card

  We all have those hard to buy for people in our lives, and sometimes instead of trying to find something they’ll like, we purchase a gift card to their favor...

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Are You Being Charged More Due to Poor Credit History?
By: Jackie

Are You Being Charged More Due to Poor Credit History?

Most of us are aware that for the purchase of large ticket items or service for cable, Internet, cell phone, companies generally check a consumer’s credit report. But your BBB would like to make co...

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New Call Blocking Options
By: Michael

New Call Blocking Options

Your BBB® in a previous blog post has discussed options for blocking unwanted calls. Read More

FTC Announces Winners of Robocall Blocking Contest
By: Jackie

FTC Announces Winners of Robocall Blocking Contest

Every day your BBB® hears from consumers regarding relentless robocalls, and we have posted several blogs on the topic including Tuesday’s blog post “Read More

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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Phone Fraud Exceeds One Billion Calls Per Year
By: Michael

Phone Fraud Exceeds One Billion Calls Per Year

There is not an hour that goes by that your BBB® doesn't take a call, about a fraudulent call! They are either claiming to be the IRS, stating your computer has a viru...

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Hiring a Moving Company? What to Look For and What to Avoid
By: Jackie

Hiring a Moving Company? What to Look For and What to Avoid

Your BBB® received a call from a distraught consumer about a cross country move that went terribly wrong. Last month kicked off the moving season, and it is now in ful...

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