Consumers Urged to Be Smart and Safe When Moving
06/11/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Summer is the busiest time of year for Americans changing residencies. It also means unlicensed movers and dishonest scammers are waiting to take advantage of unwary consumers.
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Know What’s Involved Before Cosigning A Loan
06/11/2014
NEWS RELEASE
What if you were asked to cosign a loan for a family member or friend? Would you do it? Before you give your answer, make sure you understand what cosigning involves.
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Internet Explorer Users Are Vulnerable to Attack
04/29/2014
NEWS RELEASE
A vulnerability in Microsoft’s popular Internet Explorer web browser can allow a “remote, unauthorized attack” on users’ computers, the company announced over the weekend..
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Consumer Resource Guide Now Available
04/15/2014
NEWS RELEASE
The 2014 Spring/Summer Consumer Resource Guide is now available.  For your free copy of our guide, click here and enter your name and mailing address.    
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6 Tips to Consider Before You Spend this Year’s Tax Refund
04/15/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Do you spend weeks each spring eagerly anticipating your income tax refund? When the money finally comes in, is it gone tomorrow? You’re not alone. Many consumers view ta..
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Don't Click! Malaysian Airlines Teasers are Fakes
04/03/2014
NEWS RELEASE
The world is eager for news about the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370. So eager, in fact, that scammers are taking advantage of that curiosity. Don't fall for cli..
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Score one for the good guys! FTC imposes a $3.4 million penalty judgment on telemarketer!
03/14/2014
NEWS RELEASE
One of the most consistent complaints we receive at BBB is from frustrated consumers who receive repeated annoying calls from sales organizations despite being registered on the Do Not Call list. There ..
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Pinterest Users Fall Prey to Hacking Scams
03/06/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Just like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram before it, Pinterest is becoming a new outlet for scammers. Watch out for con artists who access users' accounts and pin spammy products.
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BBB Top Scams of 2013
02/27/2014
NEWS RELEASE
The Better Business Bureau investigates thousands of scams every year, from the latest gimmicks to schemes as old as the hills. Since 2013 is well behind us, it gives us an opportunity to look back and ..
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Avoiding Fraudulent Tax Preparers
02/27/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Tax evasion scams, including fraudulent tax return preparation, cost taxpayers billions of dollars every year and is continuing to grow. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) reports that criminal investi..
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