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Facebook Privacy Settings – What You Need To Know
By: Oana Schneider

Facebook Privacy Settings – What You Need To Know

You have probably heard by now about a Facebook statement according to which 50 million people had their Facebook “likes” harvested by a third party. Your BBB® would like you to know that there is ...

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880,000 Payment Cards Affected in Orbitz Data Breach
By: Oana Schneider

880,000 Payment Cards Affected in Orbitz Data Breach

Your BBB® has learned that the travel booking website has been hacked and that it “identified and remediated a data security incident affecting a legacy travel booking platform." According to a ...

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Warning: These Online Quizzes Could Be Trying to Steal Your Personal Information!
By: Oana Schneider

Warning: These Online Quizzes Could Be Trying to Steal Your Personal Information!

Your BBB® knows that some of these online quizzes sound extremely interesting, promising to reveal all sorts of things about us, from who we were in a past life to which cartoon character resembles...

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Watch Out for Spring Break Travel Scams!
By: Oana Schneider

Watch Out for Spring Break Travel Scams!

In 2017, your BBB® has received 7,000 complaints regarding travel agencies and the services they offer. Most of the time, these complaints are about misleading ads or travel offers that agencies an...

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It’s National Consumer Protection Week! How Will You Celebrate?
By: Oana Schneider

It’s National Consumer Protection Week! How Will You Celebrate?

March 4-10 is National Consumer Protection Week and your favorite BBB® has a few tips to share with you. Every day, we receive complaints from area residents regarding scams, dishonest advertising ...

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Navigating Through the New Tax Law? Check Out IRS’ Withholding Calculator!
By: Oana Schneider
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Navigating Through the New Tax Law? Check Out IRS’ Withholding Calculator!

Your BBB® has learned that the Internal Revenue Service has recently released an updated version of their Withholding Calculator, and you can find it on irs.gov. Also, the newest version of Form W-...

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Have You Received This Phony Invoice?
By: Oana Schneider

Have You Received This Phony Invoice?

It’s no secret that scammers would go to a lot of trouble to get your money and your favorite BBB® would like to warn everyone that this new scam could leave you penniless if you’re not careful. In...

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Still Waiting for Your Western Union Refund?
By: Oana Schneider

Still Waiting for Your Western Union Refund?

Your BBB® would like to remind everyone that the new deadline to get your money from the FTC settlement with Western Union is May 31, 2018. This means that if you sent money to a person who turned ...

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