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04/29/2015
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With the recent tornadoes impacting Illinois residents that left many homes and even towns destroyed, the focus is on recovery. The Better Business Bureau advises both renters and homeowners to be prepa..
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04/29/2015
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As the number of victims who have died continues to rise following the devastating earthquake in Nepal this past weekend; thousands more will need the help of the worldwide community. The Better Busines..
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04/23/2015
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In today’s society, almost anyone could be sued at any point in time, and that's what makes a malicious malware scam so effective. BBB warns business and consumers to watch out for fake emails that summ..
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04/22/2015
NEWS RELEASE
The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) National Cyber Security Alliance and Better Business Bureau (BBB) say now is the perfect time for a “digital spring cleaning.” In many households, spring clea..
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04/15/2015
NEWS RELEASE
No one enjoys doing their taxes, which probably explains why so many people leave it until the last minute. With tomorrow being Tax Day, many Americans are scrambling to track down bank statements, rece..
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04/09/2015
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The season of door to door sales is on the horizon with the warming weather. Remember last year when you heard a knock at your front door and you opened it to find an eager salesperson wanting to help y..
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03/31/2015
NEWS RELEASE
Better Business Bureau released its 2014 statistics, showing a 20% jump in overall instances of service and substantial increases in almost every area of assistance. 
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03/31/2015
NEWS RELEASE
It's back! According to BBB Scam Tracker, many people are seeing the "government grants" scam again. It's a classic con where scammers pretend to offer victims "free grant" money, but they are really af..
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03/26/2015
NEWS RELEASE
BBB advises consumers to get on top of their finances and avoid scams, such as credit repair or mystery shopping offers.
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03/26/2015
NEWS RELEASE
You are probably savvy enough to avoid emails from “Approval Department” offering “$10K deposit tomorrow” or a generic “Hi! How are you?” from the unknown “Theresa”, but what if you got an email describ..
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