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Getting Something for Nothing
By: Beth

Getting Something for Nothing

No, those surprise checks you receive in the mail that you are to deposit and wire transfer to a third ...

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What to Know When Purchasing Bulk Meat
By: Beth
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What to Know When Purchasing Bulk Meat

Good deals can be hard to find. But this doesn't mean they don't exist.  Some consumers choose to hunt for bargains, combing through ...

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Robocalls: Do-Not-Call Violation or Telephone Fraud?
By: Beth

Robocalls: Do-Not-Call Violation or Telephone Fraud?

A few months ago the majority of calls we received each day came from consumers who had received some sort of prize notification accompanied by a ...

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Important News for Our Local Businesses
By: Beth

Important News for Our Local Businesses

Earlier this month, one of our local business owners informed us he received a letter from Indiana Corp...

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Beware BBB Imposters: BBB warns against Craigslist ads offering BBB Buyers Protection
By: Beth

Beware BBB Imposters: BBB warns against Craigslist ads offering BBB Buyers Protection

Better Business Bureaus across the country are receiving reports of a new scam on Craigslist that decei...

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Two Advance Fee Loan Companies Are Calling Iowa Home Base
By: Beth

Two Advance Fee Loan Companies Are Calling Iowa Home Base

The BBB Serving Greater Iowa has issued a release to help consumers across the country avoid falling fo...

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Watch for Fraudulent Checks with the BBB Logo
By: Beth

Watch for Fraudulent Checks with the BBB Logo

We here at the Tri-State BBB are pleased that our area consumers associate our name and logo with ethic...

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BBB Warns Consumers of Robocalls Promising to Lower Their Credit Card Interest Rate
By: Beth

BBB Warns Consumers of Robocalls Promising to Lower Their Credit Card Interest Rate

Arlington, VA “ June 9, 2009 - Consumers across the U.S. and Canada are sounding off to Better ...

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