Gift Exchange on Social Media is a Pyramid Scheme
11/20/2015
NEWS RELEASE
It may only be November, but scammers are already taking advantage of holiday goodwill. The latest seasonal scam is a gift exchange that's actually a pyramid scheme. Look out for this con on Facebook, I..
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Utility bill collection scams increasing
11/13/2015
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 water and cable company employees looking t..
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Water Disconnect Scam
11/13/2015
NEWS RELEASE
The Better Business Bureau serving Central Georgia and Macon Water Authority have received reports that consumers are receiving phone calls from individuals posing as Macon Water Authority employees dem..
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Don’t Fall Victim to Bogus “Tech Support” Calls
11/06/2015
NEWS RELEASE
Many residents are still reporting to your BBB that they have received telephone calls from individuals claiming to be with tech support from well-known software companies. Microsoft has been a very pop..
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Tips to Help Apartment Hunters Choose a Comfortable New Place to Live
10/30/2015
NEWS RELEASE
Many families move each year in search of opportunity and a new place to live. For those currently undergoing the task, searching for an apartment can be a daunting process. Your BBB would like to offer..
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New Credit Card Technology Arrives to Help Prevent Fraud
10/19/2015
NEWS RELEASE
You have probably heard by now about the new technology at the checkout counter. Due to a large increase in counterfeit card fraud and continuing large-scale data breaches, the shift to use EMV - which ..
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Rebuilding after a flood
10/12/2015
NEWS RELEASE
Recent historic flooding has wreaked havoc in the Carolina’s and left many consumers without power and clean water, caused severe property damage, and left many homeless. Do you know how to cope after a..
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Scam artists even target the bereaved
10/02/2015
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It is a sad fact of life that scam artists frequently prey on the vulnerable. Unfortunately, some of those victims can include people who have recently lost loved ones. The Better Business Bureau cautio..
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Are You Inundated with Prescreened Credit Offers?
09/25/2015
NEWS RELEASE
Prescreened or pre-approved offers for new credit card accounts and insurance policies are a staple in many people’s mailboxes. Some folks chuck them without even opening the envelope; others carefully..
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Five red flags to help you spot a lottery or sweepstakes scam
09/21/2015
NEWS RELEASE
Whether it’s mail, phone or in person, con artists are using the promise of prizes and large cash winnings to steal from honest people. With the recent increase of calls ..
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