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Watch Out for Charity Imposters This Holiday Season!
By: Oana Schneider

Watch Out for Charity Imposters This Holiday Season!

Donating to a charity as the year ends is something that most Americans will do, but your BBB® would like to warn everyone about the dangers of charity imposters. There are many scammers trying to ...

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How To Backup Your Phone In A Few Steps
By: Andrew Erk
FYI

How To Backup Your Phone In A Few Steps

The winter season is finally upon us, making this one of the best times to backup all of that information you’ve been storing on your phone. Backing up your phone from time to time is important as ...

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Forever 21 Data Breach: What We Know So Far
By: Oana Schneider

Forever 21 Data Breach: What We Know So Far

Your BBB® has learned about a potential data breach that may have affected Forever 21 customers. Last Tuesday, the retailer announced that certain stores have been affected by this data breach, exp...

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Halloween Tips From Your BBB!
By: Oana Schneider

Halloween Tips From Your BBB!

Hello, consumers, we have some Halloween tips for you! Your BBB® knows that everyone is eager to welcome trick or treaters and put on fun costumes, but would also like to remind everyone that scamm...

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How to Cancel A Credit Card And Avoid Expensive Consequences
By: Oana Schneider

How to Cancel A Credit Card And Avoid Expensive Consequences

With so many tempting offers out there, there’s no wonder consumers are inclined to cancel a credit card in favor of another one. But your BBB® would like to inform everyone that doing so may not b...

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Publishers Clearing House Scams Are Back: Here’s What You Should Know!
By: Oana Schneider

Publishers Clearing House Scams Are Back: Here’s What You Should Know!

Your BBB® would like to warn tri-state area residents that the Publishers Clearing House scams are back. Most of us have seen those ads on TV: a person is surprised with a big check and balloons, t...

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

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

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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