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Business ID Theft: A Growing Problem
By: Tom

Business ID Theft: A Growing Problem

As many of our readers are aware, identity theft is still one of the most pervasive crimes perpetrated against people.  A growing concern is the rise in business ID th...

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Zika Virus Product Marketers Get Warning Letter from FTC
By: Jackie
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Zika Virus Product Marketers Get Warning Letter from FTC

  In a time of great public concern such as a catastrophic event or health crisis, many people step forward to help out. Unfortunately, your BBB® has observed ...

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New Rules Allow Debt Collection Robocalls from the Feds
By: Michael
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New Rules Allow Debt Collection Robocalls from the Feds

Your BBB® receives many inquiries on third party collections. The Federal Communications Commission released its final rules al...

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Unless You Know Someone There, Don’t Answer Calls from These Area Codes
By: Tom
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Unless You Know Someone There, Don’t Answer Calls from These Area Codes

Recently the Indiana Attorney General, Greg Zoeller, provided information regarding calls from area codes from whence many scams originate.  Your BBB® also wants you t...

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Avoid These Scams Aimed at College Students
By: Amanda

Avoid These Scams Aimed at College Students

Most high school around our area are now back in session; colleges will soon follow.  If you are an incoming freshman or a returning college student, be aware that acc...

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Protecting Yourself Against Medical Identity Theft
By: Tom
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Protecting Yourself Against Medical Identity Theft

Many consumers take steps every day to protect their identity and financial information, but what about probably one of the most sinister forms of identity theft, medi...

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Financial Education Program Teaches Kids about Money
By: Jackie

Financial Education Program Teaches Kids about Money

Your BBB® has learned that the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has scheduled a webinar to introduce its Money Smart program for kids of all ages. The webi...

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Ransomware Threat Growing Larger and More Costly
By: Michael
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Ransomware Threat Growing Larger and More Costly

Your BBB® is hearing from more people having their computers held hostage due to ransomware. Ransomware is the process where your computer is locked in such a way that...

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