Tech Support Scam Continues To Claim Victims
09/23/2014
NEWS RELEASE
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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Job Seekers Beware
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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Expect Scammers to Use Nude Celebrities as "Click Bait"
09/04/2014
NEWS RELEASE
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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Flood Victims Beware
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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Early Withdrawals From Retirement Savings Can Cost You Money
08/27/2014
NEWS RELEASE
During tough economic times, it’s tempting to forgo contributions to your retirement account or to even withdraw money from it. Some plans allow you to use these funds in case of a financial hardship. A..
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Should Your Business Become BBB Accredited?
08/18/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Fit Small Business talks to Mary Power about the value of BBB accreditation for small businesses, and how BBB has stayed relevant by combining 21st century technolog..
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Advice for Those On the Hunt for a Perfect Apartment
08/05/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Whether you are a college student looking for a place to live or just new to the area, finding an apartment can sometimes be difficult in today’s renters market
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Advice for Setting Passwords
07/31/2014
NEWS RELEASE
News stories about data breaches have gotten common over the last few years, so much so that it can be easy to skip right over them and move on to the next news story. During 2013 there were 2,164 incid..
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"Fun Runs": Make Sure and Read Terms Before Signing Up
07/30/2014
NEWS RELEASE
‘Fun runs’ can be a great way to leverage the popularity of running and walking to benefit charities, but recent cancellations of races shortly before the scheduled events are a cause for concern, BBB a..
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Do You Have Emerald Ash Borer Beetles? Advice for Choosing an Arborist
07/30/2014
NEWS RELEASE
It has been recently confirmed by the Illinois Department of Agriculture that Emerald Ash Borer Beetles (borers) are now in Peoria and Tazewell County. This is a situation brimming with opportunity for ..
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