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A Word From the IRS: It’s Not Too Late to File Your Taxes!
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By: Oana Schneider

A Word From the IRS: It’s Not Too Late to File Your Taxes!

Your BBB® would like to remind everyone who hasn’t filed their taxes yet that all is not lost: according to the IRS, the April deadline doesn’t mean you lose your right to file your taxes, it just ...

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DeVry University Refunds Are On The Way!
By: Oana Schneider

DeVry University Refunds Are On The Way!

Your BBB® would like to announce that starting today, July 5th, the FTC will start mailing 173,000 refund checks totaling over $49 million to DeVry students in compensation for the unive...

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Warning: Damage from Fireworks May Not Be Covered By Your Insurance!
By: Oana Schneider

Warning: Damage from Fireworks May Not Be Covered By Your Insurance!

Your BBB® has learned that the Indiana Department of Insurance has issued a warning regarding the use of fireworks during the upcoming Independence Day celebrations. Area residents are reminded tha...

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Warning: Scammers Are Now Posing as FTC Employees
By: Oana Schneider

Warning: Scammers Are Now Posing as FTC Employees

Your BBB® has learned of a new scam that’s affecting people throughout the entire country. It has come to our attention that some people have received an email from someone claiming to be FTC Actin...

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Watch Out for Tobacco Master Settlement Deceiving Promotions!
By: Oana Schneider

Watch Out for Tobacco Master Settlement Deceiving Promotions!

Your BBB® has learned that Attorney General Curtis Hill is warning Indiana residents not to fall for a series of deceptive promotions that tells Hoosiers they may receive payments following the Tob...

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NetSpend Refunds Are on The Way
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By: Oana Schneider

NetSpend Refunds Are on The Way

Your BBB® has learned that consumers who tried to access their NetSpend funds and had trouble activating these debit cards will soon be refunded. According to the FTC, NetSpend will send a notice t...

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What You Need to Know About Buying a Hearing Aid
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By: Oana Schneider

What You Need to Know About Buying a Hearing Aid

Your BBB® receives calls about misleading advertisement all the time. If you think you’re losing your hearing, make sure to see a doctor and ask them about hearing aids. If they are what the doctor...

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Tri-State BBB and Vectren Warn of Energy Bill Scam
By: Oana Schneider

Tri-State BBB and Vectren Warn of Energy Bill Scam

Your BBB® has learned that there is a seasonal scam making rounds in our area: the utility bill scam. This time, scammers are claiming to work for Vectren and calling small businesses in the trista...

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