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Tips to Avoid Scams
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By: Amanda

Tips to Avoid Scams

  Every day, your BBB® provides information to consumers on how to avoid being scammed. On blog posts like this one, we’ll often post tips to help you avoid a ...

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ITT Closure: What Happened and Why Students May Be at Risk for Potential Scams
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By: Tiffannie

ITT Closure: What Happened and Why Students May Be at Risk for Potential Scams

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Back-to-School Scams
By: Cathy

Back-to-School Scams

The dog days of summer are about over and it’s time for the school bells to ring!  In my day, that meant new plaid skirts and jumpers, loafers and shiny lunch boxes wi...

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Protecting Yourself Against Medical Identity Theft
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By: Tom

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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Ransomware Threat Growing Larger and More Costly
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By: Michael

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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Card Fraud Affects Nearly Half of U.S. Consumers
By: Michael

Card Fraud Affects Nearly Half of U.S. Consumers

Your BBB® has learned that a new report indicates that many people are affected by credit fraud throughout the world.  Mexico leads in card fraud at 56 percent, follow...

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SIM Swapping Scams
By: Michael

SIM Swapping Scams

Your BBB® has learned of a type of scam occurring. We wanted to make our readers aware that if your phone stops working, it could just be your battery, or something mu...

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How Can It Be Wrong When It Feels So Right?
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By: Tom

How Can It Be Wrong When It Feels So Right?

This past week we had a couple of visitors in our office where the ex-wife is involved with a possible romance scam with someone claiming to be a General located in Ni...

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