Today is National Missing Children’s Day

May 25, 2016 Jackie 0

It’s not a topic we like to talk about, but it’s a necessary one. Your BBB® wishes to pass along information about National Missing Children’s Day which is held every year on May 25, 2016. According to the U.S. Department […]

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 […]

Safe Holiday Shopping Tips

November 26, 2014 Jackie 0

The FBI has issued a Press Release warning that cyber criminals are targeting holiday shoppers. According to the Press Release, the scammers use the following techniques: Fraudulent Classified Ads or Auction Sales. In this scheme, criminals post ads or auctions […]

Old Scam, New Twists

November 19, 2014 Jackie 0

Your BBB has written about tech support scams in the past, but we have recently learned—from an FBI alert—of a couple new twists to the scam In the original scam, consumers would receive a phone call from a caller who […]

Malware May Be Lurking in Pirated Software

August 14, 2013 Jackie 0

The National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center issued a consumer alert at the beginning of this month warning that pirated software may contain malware.  This includes counterfeit products that are made to look authentic.  According to the alert, industry studies […]