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The Truth About Ads
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By: Jackie

The Truth About Ads

How many ads do you think you see in one day? The answer might surprise you. Digital marketing research has estimated that American consumers are exposed to between 3,000 and 20,000 marketing messa...

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Tri-State BBB and Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office Offer Tips for Secure Your ID Day
By: Oana Schneider

Tri-State BBB and Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office Offer Tips for Secure Your ID Day

Your BBB® would like to remind everyone that April 22 is Secure Your ID Day. This event was designed to inform consumers about the importance of destroying all documents co...

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That Facebook Quiz Could Steal Your Personal Information
By: Oana Schneider

That Facebook Quiz Could Steal Your Personal Information

Your BBB® warns tristate area residents of a potential online security threat. While we all enjoy taking quizzes on Facebook and other social media outlets, not all of them are 100% secure. It may ...

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Garbage Disposals Recalled Over Flying Metal Parts Concern
By: Oana Schneider

Garbage Disposals Recalled Over Flying Metal Parts Concern

Your BBB® has learned that Anaheim Manufacturing announced a recall earlier this week after finding out that their garbage disposals could lead to injuries. As shown in Read More

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Do You Have Unclaimed Property?
By: Jackie

Do You Have Unclaimed Property?

One of the calls your BBB® responded to this week was from a consumer who was contacted by a “professional locator” offering a suspicious-sounding service. The consumer was told that $780 was depos...

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Fresh Express Recalls Salad Mix Due to Dead Bat Contamination
By: Oana Schneider

Fresh Express Recalls Salad Mix Due to Dead Bat Contamination

Your BBB® has learned that Fresh Express is recalling a salad mix after a dead bat was allegedly found in two of these containers. “Out of an abundance of caution, all salads manufactured in the sa...

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IRS Hires Private Debt Collectors- Expect to Hear from Them This Month!
By: Oana Schneider

IRS Hires Private Debt Collectors- Expect to Hear from Them This Month!

Your BBB® has learned that the Internal Revenue Service has hired private debt collectors that will go after delinquent accounts starting this month. The first step will be to notify the owners of ...

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No, It’s Not the Former President Calling!
By: Jackie

No, It’s Not the Former President Calling!

Did you receive a phone call from former President Obama recently? If so, it is the most recent scam making the rounds. The call plays a recorded message from former President Obama or former Secre...

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