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Phishing Scheme Twist
By: Tom

Phishing Scheme Twist

This morning your BBB received an e-mail that was rather suspicious, and stating the following, “Your pending payment was initiated as agreed. Kindly re-confirm your swift code immediately on attac...

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Can Business Bankruptcies Put Your Personal Information Up for Sale?
By: Jason

Can Business Bankruptcies Put Your Personal Information Up for Sale?

Your Better Business Bureau (BBB) encourages consumers to protect their identity. This includes everything from protecting your passwords to checking your credit repor...

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eBay Users: Watch Out for Fake “Second Chance” Offers
By: Amanda

eBay Users: Watch Out for Fake “Second Chance” Offers

Most consumers recognize the name of eBay, the online auction site where people from around the world buy and sell things.  However, users of eBay have recently been r...

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LivingSocial Website Hacked; 50 Million People May Be Affected
By: Jackie

LivingSocial Website Hacked; 50 Million People May Be Affected

LivingSocial, a daily deals website, was hacked recently.  Users of the site, which are said to number over 50,000,000, received an email from the company announcing t...

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One in Ten Adults Are Victims of Internet Crime
By: Michael

One in Ten Adults Are Victims of Internet Crime

A new Federal Trade Commission study released last week shows internet crime was experienced by 25.6 million adults - 10.8% of the adult population in 2011. This inclu...

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Who’s Inside Your Computer?
By: Jason

Who’s Inside Your Computer?

We continue to hear from consumers who have received calls claiming that there is something wrong with their computer and the person on the other end offers to help. T...

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Is Good Customer Service Dead?
By: Michael

Is Good Customer Service Dead?

More and more, businesses are burying their phone numbers, and retailers are steering you to online FAQs. Although recorded messages insist your call is very important...

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Modern Warfare 4 Beta Call Of Duty Scam?
By: Tom

Modern Warfare 4 Beta Call Of Duty Scam?

Recently we at the BBB learned of an issue with the Beta release of codes to Modern Warfare 4.  Even gamers need to be aware of potential fraud as well. Read More