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IRS Warns Against an IRS/FBI Ransomware Phishing Attack
By: Andrew Erk

IRS Warns Against an IRS/FBI Ransomware Phishing Attack

Your BBB was made aware of a large phishing scam that is taking place across the United States. Scammers are using the logos of both the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and Internal Revenue ...

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Time to Check Up on Your 401k!
By: Oana Schneider
FAQFYI

Time to Check Up on Your 401k!

If you think 401k plans are running on cruise control most of the time, your BBB® would like to inform you that it may not be the case anymore. The way it works is: you get automatically enrolled w...

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Your Internet Search History Will Be Up For Sale: Protect Yourself!
By: Oana Schneider

Your Internet Search History Will Be Up For Sale: Protect Yourself!

Your BBB would like to bring something to your attention. If you think your browser search history is protected by law, you will probably be surprised to find out that this is no longer the case. I...

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College Students Are Very Susceptible To ID Theft, Reports Say
By: Oana Schneider

College Students Are Very Susceptible To ID Theft, Reports Say

While settling into your new dorm room, you may want to take a few minutes and protect your personal information. Your BBB would like to warn both students and parents that thieves are using high a...

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Publishers Clearing House Scams Are Back: Here’s What You Should Know!
By: Oana Schneider

Publishers Clearing House Scams Are Back: Here’s What You Should Know!

Your BBB® would like to warn tri-state area residents that the Publishers Clearing House scams are back. Most of us have seen those ads on TV: a person is surprised with a big check and balloons, t...

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Beware of Credit Card Skimmers at a Gas Station or ATM!
By: Oana Schneider

Beware of Credit Card Skimmers at a Gas Station or ATM!

One can never be too careful when it comes to protecting their personal information. Your BBB® would like to warn everyone about the dangers of gas station and ATM credit card skimmers as they may ...

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Fake Debt Collectors Pose as Real Businesses
By: Andrew Erk

Fake Debt Collectors Pose as Real Businesses

Your BBB® has learned about a new scam trending throughout the country. Fraudsters are unafraid to use any tactics to steal your valuable information. The new trend? They are pretending to be lawye...

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Stop Paying for These Free Services!
By: Oana Schneider

Stop Paying for These Free Services!

Your BBB® would like to remind tri-state residents that some services are available free of charge, so make sure to check before writing a check! Here are a few services that you might currently be...

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Are Going Out of Business Deals Real?
By: Oana Schneider
FYITips

Are Going Out of Business Deals Real?

ATTENTION: The BBB advises merchants to read the BBB Code of Advertising before having a going out of business ...

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