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Email Purports to Be from Director of the FBI
By: Amanda

Email Purports to Be from Director of the FBI

Your BBB® is not immune from emails claiming that we or a staff member have “won” millions of dollars. One of our staffers received the following email last week that ...

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What Is BBB?
By: Amanda
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What Is BBB?

What do you know about Better Business Bureau® (BBB)? When asked, most individuals say that BBB "reviews businesses for consume...

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No, You Didn’t Win a Basket Full of Money
By: Amanda

No, You Didn’t Win a Basket Full of Money

Your BBB® continues to hear from consumers every day about letters they’ve received claiming that they’ve won some sweepstakes or lottery. Yesterday, the FTC posted Read More

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?
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