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IRS Letter 5071C Really Is From IRS
By: Jackie

IRS Letter 5071C Really Is From IRS

During the last month your BBB® has received many phone calls from consumers who got a letter from the IRS with the letter number LTR 5071C. Since the letter asks cons...

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Union Workers Credit Services Settles CFPB Lawsuit
By: Jackie

Union Workers Credit Services Settles CFPB Lawsuit

In response to thousands of complaints filed by consumers with the Better Business Bureau and law enforcement agencies, the Read More

Lottery Winnings Validated by the Indiana AG?
By: Amanda

Lottery Winnings Validated by the Indiana AG?

We, here at the BBB®, have talked many times about lottery and sweepstake offers. In fact, we receive calls almost daily from consumers who receive them. In a new twis...

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BBB Top Ten Scams of 2014
By: Susan

BBB Top Ten Scams of 2014

Better Business Bureau hears from thousands of consumers and business owners every year about a variety of scams and frauds. Many are new twists on existing scams, but...

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Don’t Get Spooked by Phantom Debt Collectors
By: Michael

Don’t Get Spooked by Phantom Debt Collectors

Your BBB is receiving an alarming increase in the number of calls from people being harassed by bogus debt collectors. Read More

Finding a Reliable Auto Repair Shop and Mechanic
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By: Michael

Finding a Reliable Auto Repair Shop and Mechanic

Your BBB takes calls daily from people having problems with auto repair. With snow and ice likely for the next 3 months, and th...

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Be Thankful and Careful!
By: Cathy

Be Thankful and Careful!

As the Thanksgiving and holiday seasons approach, we are all a bit more mindful of what we have to be thankful for and how we can share our blessings with others.   It...

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Old Scam, New Twists
By: Jackie

Old Scam, New Twists

Your BBB has written about tech support scams in the past, but we have recently learned—from an Read More