Identity Theft Prevention Tips

October 12, 2015 Susan 0

  Identity theft is a common and growing problem, and once personal information is compromised, the outcomes can be devastating. Information may be compromised by theft of personal documents, phishing for information online, or even convincing phone requests by those […]

Let Me Borrow Your Credit Card?

March 16, 2015 Michael 0

Your BBB® regularly hears from people being asked by mail to deposit checks and keep some of the money. While mail is the usual form, postal inspectors have found young people are being targeted through social media.  Card Cracking is […]

Credit Card And Shipping Fraud

August 25, 2014 Tom 0

From time to time, your Tri-State BBB hears from various law enforcement agencies regarding fraudulent activity. We have learned of a scheme that is currently being worked regarding credit card and shipping fraud. This is how it works. A job […]

Prevent Credit Card Theft at Gas Pumps

May 13, 2013 Michael 0

Between 8 and 12 million people will be victims in a single year as thieves use extraordinary measures to steal your money. U.S. postal inspectors are searching hotel rooms and finding suspects with several stolen cards. The scheme involves the […]

CFPB Releases Complaint Data

April 1, 2013 Amanda 0

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced last week that they have released additional complaint data to the general public.  The CFPB is a government agency established by the Dodd-Frank Act in 2010.  According to their website, “Congress established the […]