BBB of Metropolitan New York Featured on NY1

BBB.2073549 std1 150x150 BBB of Metropolitan New York Featured on NY1The Better Business Bureau of Metropolitan New York was recently featured on news channel NY1 with tips and warnings regarding the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, as well as back-to-school shopping.

In light of Hurricane Irene, the BBB and NY1 warn victims of the possibility of “storm chasers,” or fraudulent companies and contractors offering roof repairs and other services. Many of these scammers come from other states, and are often unlicensed. To watch the report on Hurricane Irene, click here.

It’s also the time of year for back-to-school shopping. NY1 advises consumers to have a plan-decide exactly what your child needs, and stay within a budget. Make sure to comparison shop at reputable stores and purchase safe supplies. To watch the report on school shopping, click here.

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About Veronica Brown

I am currently the Marketing Communications Intern for the Council of Better Business Bureaus in Arlington, VA. Originally from Seattle, I am currently a student in Washington, D.C. studying International Affairs. In my spare time, I enjoy volunteering around the city, exploring the East Coast and keeping up with politics.