Consumers Feel More At Risk for Identity Theft When Making Certain Types of Purchases
09/23/2009
NEWS RELEASE
A recent National Foundation for Credit Counseling survey conducted by Harris Interactive® revealed that 45 percent of all U.S. adults feel at most risk for identity theft when making a purchase with a ..
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BBB Warns Your Online Diploma Could be a Worthless Piece of Paper
09/23/2009
NEWS RELEASE
It’s time to head back to school for many students and the Better Business Bureau is warning consumers against online programs that offer fast and easy high school diplomas or college degrees. As millio..
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Don’t Get Scammed When Participating in the Federal Cash for Clunkers Program
09/02/2009
NEWS RELEASE
In late June President Obama signed into law the Car Allowance Rebate System (CARS) or Cash for Clunkers program. CARS provides a rebate for consumers who trade in qualifying gas guzzlers for more energ..
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BBB Warning on Three Scams Targeting Job Hunters
08/13/2009
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As the unemployment rate rises, so does the threat of scams targeting job seekers. Better Business Bureau warns job hunters to be extremely cautious in their search for work because scammers are out to ..
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Don’t Fall for the Deceptive Pitch of a Door-to-Door Alarm Salesman
08/05/2009
NEWS RELEASE
Better Business Bureau is warning consumers to be extremely cautious when answering the door to traveling alarm system salespersons. BBB has received complaints from homeowners across North America who ..
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BBB Warns Against Three Common Check Scams
08/04/2009
NEWS RELEASE
Experts estimate that billions of dollars have been lost as the result of fake check scams. Scams involving fake checks come in many different forms and can be very hard to identify as the printing tech..
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BBB Advises Businesses of Wide Variety of Consumer Arbitration Methods
08/04/2009
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is advising businesses today that there are many methods of providing arbitration services that can help consumers resolve disputes while allowing businesses to foster r..
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Governor’s Office of Consumer Affairs announces $5.9 million settlement with DISH Network
08/04/2009
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DISH Network, L.L.C. will pay $5,991,000 in response to alleged violations of consumer protection laws identified by the Governor’s Office of Consumer Affairs and attorneys general in 45 other states. T..
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Use Caution When Buying Michael Jackson Memorabilia; Value of Items Could Only Be Sentimental
07/17/2009
NEWS RELEASE
Immediately following the announcement of Michael Jackson’s sudden death, enterprising individuals began selling memorabilia online to take advantage of the increased demand. Better Business Bureau warn..
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BBB Advises Used Car Shoppers: Are You Buying A Stolen Car?
07/15/2009
NEWS RELEASE
As more families look to stretch their dollar, buying a used car, instead of new, is increasingly popular. Unfortunately, some law enforcement are reporting that VIN cloning—which targets used car buyer..
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