Pull the Plug on Utility Bill Collection Scams
07/29/2015
NEWS RELEASE
Have you paid your utility bill? Chances are that you have but that isn’t stopping scammers from taking advantage of businesses and consumers by impersonating electric and gas company employees looking ..
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Tips on Giving to Police and Firefighter Organizations
07/24/2015
NEWS RELEASE
The police and firefighters in your community are people who put their lives on the line daily to protect you, your family, and your community. So when you get a call or a letter asking you to give to a..
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Don’t Let Ransomware Hold You Hostage
07/17/2015
NEWS RELEASE
The ransomware scam is back and more vicious than ever, according to a new FBI report. Ransomware is a virus that freezes your computer, holding it hostage until you pay a ransom to unlock it. Victims a..
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Beware of ‘Section 8’ online housing scam
07/09/2015
NEWS RELEASE
Better Business Bureau recently discovered an online scam targeting buyers searching for affordable housing, sometimes called “Section 8” housing. With this particular scam, scammers have created fake w..
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IRS Phone Scam Demanding Money or Jail Time
07/06/2015
NEWS RELEASE
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) and many local police departments are again warning consumers about a phone scam that is demanding money and threatening jail time. Agencies are still receiving phone ca..
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Keep Your Home Safe While You Are Away
06/29/2015
NEWS RELEASE
With an estimated 136 million Americans going on at least one vacation this summer, safety and security precautions are a must. Proactive measures can help consumers keep their home safe from fire, carb..
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Don’t get soaked buying a flood-damaged car
06/19/2015
NEWS RELEASE
Recent flooding in Texas has damaged a multitude of automobiles. If you are in the market for a used car, the Better Business Bureau cautions you to watch out for flood-damaged vehicles that will soon b..
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Jury Duty Scams Continue to Rise
06/12/2015
NEWS RELEASE
Being picked for jury duty can be stressful. Receiving a call from someone claiming to be with the local police department or district attorney's office who says you missed jury duty and are facing arre..
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Customer Satisfaction is a Two-way Street
06/05/2015
NEWS RELEASE
Each year Better Business Bureaus assist millions of consumers with their complaints against businesses, helping to resolve more than two-thirds of the disputes processed. BBBs achieve this impressive r..
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Door-to-door solicitations and how to handle them
05/29/2015
NEWS RELEASE
The Better Business Bureau receives thousands of complaints each year from consumers who unknowingly fall for scamming door-to-door solicitors. While many door-to-door salespersons are honest, the BBB r..
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