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BBB Alert: Bill Payment Scam Targets Utility Customers
By: Susan

BBB Alert: Bill Payment Scam Targets Utility Customers

The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, N.C., S.C., and Florida about a bill payment scam that is targeting utility consumers.  Ind...

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Assistance for ID Theft Victims
By: Michael

Assistance for ID Theft Victims

While we at the BBB have been giving presentations and offering advice to people dealing with identity theft for over ten years, we cannot provide the one-on-one help ...

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Wal-Mart Gift Card Scheme Surfaces In The Tri-State
By: Tom

Wal-Mart Gift Card Scheme Surfaces In The Tri-State

Today, we received a call from a consumer stating they had received notification that they had won over two million dollars, and all they had to do was to purchase two...

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BBB Smart Investing Microsite Launched
By: Jackie

BBB Smart Investing Microsite Launched

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to get your finances in order, BBB has some tools that will help you.  Last month, the BBB announced a partnership with the Fi...

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Online Shopping Yields Record Levels of Fraud
Tis’ the Season for Holiday Scams
By: Tom

Tis’ the Season for Holiday Scams

Looking forward to the holidays? So are the scammers. As many begin to mak...

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Know with Whom You Enroll
By: Michael

Know with Whom You Enroll

The Annual Open Enrollment Period for Medicare recipients to make any changes to their Part D coverage has started, and ends on December 7, 2012. A new report claims t...

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20 Billion Lost to Investment Fraud in the Last Year
By: Michael

20 Billion Lost to Investment Fraud in the Last Year

A new FBI report shows an increase in investment fraud schemes, with victims losing more than 20 billion in 2011.  If ...

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