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Warning: Scammers Are Now Posing as FTC Employees
By: Oana Schneider

Warning: Scammers Are Now Posing as FTC Employees

Your BBB® has learned of a new scam that’s affecting people throughout the entire country. It has come to our attention that some people have received an email from someone claiming to be FTC Actin...

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Watch Out for Tobacco Master Settlement Deceiving Promotions!
By: Oana Schneider

Watch Out for Tobacco Master Settlement Deceiving Promotions!

Your BBB® has learned that Attorney General Curtis Hill is warning Indiana residents not to fall for a series of deceptive promotions that tells Hoosiers they may receive payments following the Tob...

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NetSpend Refunds Are on The Way
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By: Oana Schneider

NetSpend Refunds Are on The Way

Your BBB® has learned that consumers who tried to access their NetSpend funds and had trouble activating these debit cards will soon be refunded. According to the FTC, NetSpend will send a notice t...

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What You Need to Know About Buying a Hearing Aid
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By: Oana Schneider

What You Need to Know About Buying a Hearing Aid

Your BBB® receives calls about misleading advertisement all the time. If you think you’re losing your hearing, make sure to see a doctor and ask them about hearing aids. If they are what the doctor...

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Tri-State BBB and Vectren Warn of Energy Bill Scam
By: Oana Schneider

Tri-State BBB and Vectren Warn of Energy Bill Scam

Your BBB® has learned that there is a seasonal scam making rounds in our area: the utility bill scam. This time, scammers are claiming to work for Vectren and calling small businesses in the trista...

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Should I Hire A Debt Settlement Company?
By: Oana Schneider

Should I Hire A Debt Settlement Company?

Your BBB® has received phone calls about people who were looking to settle their debts but got scammed instead. If you are trying to find a way to pay your debts or settle them, it’s best you know ...

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Insurance Company Claims: What to Do After a Disaster
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By: Oana Schneider

Insurance Company Claims: What to Do After a Disaster

Your BBB® has learned that Indiana Department of Insurance shared a few tips regarding the claim process that follows a disaster. If you are going through a similar situation, here are a few things...

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ID Thieves – How Did They Get My Information?
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By: Jackie

ID Thieves – How Did They Get My Information?

Your BBB® receives numerous calls from consumers who have been targeted by scammers or who have been victims of credit card fraud. Invariably, they ask how these thieves obtained their information....

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