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Looking for a Valentine’s Day Gift? Shop Early and Safely!
By: Oana Schneider

Looking for a Valentine’s Day Gift? Shop Early and Safely!

Counting down the days to Valentine's Day? Your favorite BBB® has a few tips and tricks to help you navigate through a wide array of florists, chocolatiers and gift shops. And if you need help find...

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This Is The Right Way To Do Your Online Shopping
By: Oana Schneider

This Is The Right Way To Do Your Online Shopping

Your BBB® is getting many complaints regarding online shopping, from puppy scams to fake coupons. As we walk each scam victim through their options, we would like to...

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FBI Issues Warning About Fraudulent Online Advertisements
By: Jackie

FBI Issues Warning About Fraudulent Online Advertisements

Your BBB® has recently learned about a warning the FBI issued two weeks ago regarding false advertisements for high priced items. The warning was issued as a result of...

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Safe Holiday Shopping Tips
My Price is Not Your Price
By: Michael
FYINews

My Price is Not Your Price

Your BBB recently reported on the FTC getting involved in online pricing. In 2010, it came to light that companies were chargin...

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Use Caution When Purchasing a Prom or Wedding Dress Online
By: Amanda
FAQFYITips

Use Caution When Purchasing a Prom or Wedding Dress Online

Prom and wedding season is upon us, and if you are looking for that perfect dress online, your BBB has a word of caution. Recently, we received a call from a worried c...

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Photo-Sharing Programs May Be Used to Spread Malware
By: Amanda

Photo-Sharing Programs May Be Used to Spread Malware

On May 30, 2013, the Federal Bureau of Investigations put out an alert which states that photo-sharing programs are being used by cyber criminals to “perpetrate scams ...

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Shopping Online? Beware Some Customer Reviews Could Be Fake.
By: Amanda

Shopping Online? Beware Some Customer Reviews Could Be Fake.

Most consumers are shopping online, not only during the holiday season but year round.  And most consumers, especially when purchasing big ticket items, often read con...

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