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Unless You Know Someone There, Don’t Answer Calls from These Area Codes
By: Tom
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Unless You Know Someone There, Don’t Answer Calls from These Area Codes

Recently the Indiana Attorney General, Greg Zoeller, provided information regarding calls from area codes from whence many scams originate.  Your BBB® also wants you t...

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What to Do About Unwanted Calls & Texts
By: Amanda

What to Do About Unwanted Calls & Texts

Your BBB® continues to receive calls for consumers who are still receiving unwanted robocalls and text messages. Whether they are offering to lower your credit card in...

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Earn Money Stopping Unwanted Callers
Good News On Jamaican Lottery Schemes
By: Tom

Good News On Jamaican Lottery Schemes

According to a news story in the Associated Press, the Jamaican Senate passed a bill that creates stiff penalties for those perpetrating lottery/sweepstakes fraud on u...

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Possible Medicare Telemarketing Fraud
FTC Issues Challenge: Stop Rachel, Win Reward
Robocalls Persist
By: Tom

Robocalls Persist

We’ve covered this topic before, but these calls continue to abound with various offers. We at your BBB have received multiple ...

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Fake Caller ID Attacks on the Rise
By: Michael

Fake Caller ID Attacks on the Rise

Criminals and almost anyone can now make your caller ID read whatever name and number they want, using a special device, computer software, or smart phone application....

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