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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and many national and local businesses and organizations are solici..
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10/01/2014
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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and many national and local businesses and organizations are soliciting monetary donations, also marketing products and services to support a cure for b..
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10/01/2014
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“Click baiting” is a way to get someone’s attention online. Many advertisers use it, but so do scammers. They engage with potential identity theft victims by offering something that is too intriguing to..
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09/29/2014
NEWS RELEASE
With the St. Louis Cardinals qualifying for the playoffs, BBB is advising fans to be on the lookout for potential ticket scams.
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09/26/2014
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Businesses beware! Scammers are hacking into company email accounts and fooling employees into sending vendor payments to con artists. 
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09/26/2014
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BBB is warning consumers about a company called IDBS who indicates their address is 2002 Summit Boulevard, Suites 300 & 400, Atlanta, Georgia. They state their nature of business is “web design.” 
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09/25/2014
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Having a high school diploma is essential if your plans include entering college, the military or the workforce.  However, promises of getting that diploma with ease are being offered by fake online sch..
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09/23/2014
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The Microsoft tech support telephone scam was brought to the attention of BBB over a year ago.  Since that time phone complaints have hit peaks and valleys. Currently, the BBB is experiencing a new peak..
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09/17/2014
NEWS RELEASE
BBB has been notified by ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions that scammers are placing fake online job advertisements for positions with their organization. ClearPoint..
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09/04/2014
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BBB is warning that it expects to see scammers taking advantage of the recent leak of nude celebrity photos to trick consumers into clicking on links to fraudulent websites. Scammers tend to take advant..
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08/29/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Homeowners and businesses who suffered flood damage due to the extremely heavy rains in the area should be aware so that they do not become victims of unscrupulous contractors.
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Jessica Tharp

Vice President

P: (309) 670 - 1182

E: jtharp@hoibbb.org