Consumer Fraud Task Force

September 28, 2015 Tom 0

Recently members of law enforcement, consumer protection agencies, and your Tri-State BBB® met to discuss various scams affect members of our community, and we, in consensus, stated that the number one fraud occurring right now is the phony IRS collection […]

Earn Money Stopping Unwanted Callers

July 22, 2014 Michael 0

Your BBB takes thousands of calls yearly about unwanted inquiries attempting to get personal information. In its ongoing efforts to eradicate “Rachel from Cardholder Services,” the Federal Trade Commission announced the Official Rules for its Second Zapping Rachel RoboCall Contest. […]

Privacy Awareness Week

May 7, 2014 Jackie 0

We are in the middle of Privacy Awareness Week 2014. The theme this year is “Mobilize Your Privacy” and focuses on privacy protection when using mobile devices. Privacy Awareness Week began in 2002 in Australia to create awareness of the […]

Indiana Enacts Senior Consumer Protection Act

September 13, 2013 Amanda 0

Whether it is fake checks received through the mail, phone calls claiming to be someone they aren’t or unscrupulous door to door salesmen with unfulfilled promises, seniors remain vulnerable to schemes that could cost them both time and money.  However, […]

Military Personnel Targeted for Identity Theft

July 23, 2013 Michael 0

A growing number of military men and women are becoming targets of consumer fraud, especially those in their early 20s. A majority is under 25 and buying things for the first time like their first vehicle loans. Company’s use affinity […]