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Warning: These Online Quizzes Could Be Trying to Steal Your Personal Information!
By: Oana Schneider

Warning: These Online Quizzes Could Be Trying to Steal Your Personal Information!

Your BBB® knows that some of these online quizzes sound extremely interesting, promising to reveal all sorts of things about us, from who we were in a past life to which cartoon character resembles...

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Watch Out for Spring Break Travel Scams!
By: Oana Schneider

Watch Out for Spring Break Travel Scams!

In 2017, your BBB® has received 7,000 complaints regarding travel agencies and the services they offer. Most of the time, these complaints are about misleading ads or travel offers that agencies an...

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Your New Medicare Cards Won’t Feature Your SSN!
By: Andrew Erk

Your New Medicare Cards Won’t Feature Your SSN!

Your BBB® has recently learned additional details about the upcoming changes to your Medicare cards that we wrote about in Septembe...

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It’s National Consumer Protection Week! How Will You Celebrate?
By: Oana Schneider

It’s National Consumer Protection Week! How Will You Celebrate?

March 4-10 is National Consumer Protection Week and your favorite BBB® has a few tips to share with you. Every day, we receive complaints from area residents regarding scams, dishonest advertising ...

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Navigating Through the New Tax Law? Check Out IRS’ Withholding Calculator!
By: Oana Schneider
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Navigating Through the New Tax Law? Check Out IRS’ Withholding Calculator!

Your BBB® has learned that the Internal Revenue Service has recently released an updated version of their Withholding Calculator, and you can find it on irs.gov. Also, the newest version of Form W-...

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Secret Shopper Scams Still Alive and Well
By: Amanda

Secret Shopper Scams Still Alive and Well

Your BBB® was recently contacted by a consumer regarding a check she received in the mail.  The information she provided to us regarding the check indicated that it was most likely a scam.  We want...

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Still Waiting for Your Western Union Refund?
By: Oana Schneider

Still Waiting for Your Western Union Refund?

Your BBB® would like to remind everyone that the new deadline to get your money from the FTC settlement with Western Union is May 31, 2018. This means that if you sent money to a person who turned ...

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2017 Jeep Wrangler and Dodge Grand Caravan Recall
By: Andrew Erk

2017 Jeep Wrangler and Dodge Grand Caravan Recall

Your BBB has been made aware of a recall of 39,456 Jeep Wranglers and Dodge Grand Caravans due to issues with the brake switch. The NHTSA claims that both vehicles can switch out of park without...

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