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Stop Paying for These Free Services!
By: Oana Schneider

Stop Paying for These Free Services!

Your BBB® would like to remind tri-state residents that some services are available free of charge, so make sure to check before writing a check! Here are a few services that you might currently be...

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Is Your Pacemaker Secure?
By: Jackie
FYINews

Is Your Pacemaker Secure?

Your BBB® just received an article from Wired magazine that has the scary headline, “Medica...

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Spring is Showering the Tri-State with Scam Calls!
By: Cathy

Spring is Showering the Tri-State with Scam Calls!

As noted in previous articles, spring has most definitely arrived.  The gardens are getting into full swing, and the land is green and lush.  And soggy.  Part of my la...

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Another IRS Scam Alert!
By: Tom

Another IRS Scam Alert!

It seems that a day doesn’t go by that we learn of a new twist on the IRS collections scam.  Your BBB® recently received information from the IRS that people who are deaf or hard of hearing are bei...

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FTC Announces New ID Theft Report
By: Jackie

FTC Announces New ID Theft Report

When your BBB® is out in the community making presentations to groups, there is almost always at least one person who has been the victim of identity theft. For many v...

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2.8 Million Samsung Washers Recalled
International Monetary Fund Scam
By: Jackie

International Monetary Fund Scam

Your BBB® has just received an alert from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) about scammers impersonating IMF officials. The scam begins with a letter, email, or Fa...

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Election Scam Asks for $50 to Verify Your Vote
By: Michael

Election Scam Asks for $50 to Verify Your Vote

  Your BBB® hears from many asking on the legitimacy of emails received. A new email is circulating that acts on fears of election fraud.  It is sending out a ...

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Tips for a Frightfully Safe Halloween
By: Jackie
FYINewsTips

Tips for a Frightfully Safe Halloween

With Halloween around the corner, your BBB® would like to pass along some tips for safe trick-or-treating from the Read More