Top Ten Scams : Do You Know What They Look Like?
04/13/2016
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Online Tax Filing Software: BBB Warning
04/07/2016
NEWS RELEASE
As the deadline for filing taxes draws closer, many consumers are using online software programs to complete their returns. It’s convenient and often more accurate than doing it manually, but BBB advise..
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Increased Robocalls Begs The Question: Which Are Illegal?
04/04/2016
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If you have a telephone, either a cell phone or landline, robocalls may be ruining your day. If you answer the phone and hear a recorded message instead of a live person, it's a robocall. If the recordi..
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Spring Cleaning : Don't let Scammers Take You To The Cleaners
03/29/2016
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Now that spring has arrived homeowners throughout Central Illinois are spiffing up their homes and yards with a variety of improvement projects. But, the Better Business Bureau warns there are crooks an..
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Contractors That Blow In After The Storm
03/16/2016
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The storms that blow through during this time of year can leave downed trees and other damage in their wake. That's when "storm chasers" appear. These scam contractors prey on homeowners by promising re..
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Protect Your Smart TV from Hackers
03/14/2016
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One of the hot gift items this past December was an Internet-connected "smart TV," but what many new owners don't realize is that these TVs can be hacked -- just like a computer or smartphone.
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Is the IRS Calling You?
03/04/2016
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The IRS impersonation scam is one of the most persistent cons out there. It reappears every few months, and it's back with a vengeance. BBB has received numerous complaints about aggressive calls by fak..
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BBB Valentine Advice: Be Careful With Online Dating Sites
02/10/2016
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Success stories in ads for online dating services can make it sound like true love is just a click away. Better Business Bureau (BBB) advises consumers to be aware of the limitations, costs and terms of..
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BBB Supports New White House "Cybersecurity National Action Plan"
02/09/2016
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The Council of Better Business Bureaus (CBBB) is joining with the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and major high-tech industry leaders in supporting President Obama’s “Cybersecurity National Act..
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Bogus Check Writing Targets Not-For-Profits
02/08/2016
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Charities are designed to serve others, and now some scammers have decided they are the ones who want to be served. These scamming thieves have set their sights on not-for-profit organizations in the h..
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