BBB In the News

August 01, 2013

Obamacare Scammers Getting Trickier | NBC Chicago

Drivers Claim High Risk Insurer Won't Pay Up | NBC Chicago

BBB: People Using Obamacare to Scam Money | WGN Radio

BBB Sounds Alarm on Collectors Impersonating Law Enforcement | Inside

Better Business Bureau's Steve Bernas: Don't Pay for Advice About Obamacare | Fox Chicago News(Video)

Scam Warning Issued Ahead of Obama Health Care law Launch |

Prevent identity theft amid Afforable Care Act confusion: BBB's Steve Bernas | Fox Chicago

College Students Most At-Risk for Identity Theft

| Fox 32 Chicago(Video)

BBB Warns of Obamacare Scams | ABC 7 Chicago(Video)

Summer Scams | ABC 7 Chicago(Video)

Scam Alert: Medic Alert Robo Calls | ABC 7 Chicago

Avoid being Scammed by 'Storm Chasers' | Fox 32 Chicago(Video)

'Bluebugging' on Rise as bluetooth usage increases | ABC 7 Chicago

Weekend Web: Protect Yourself Against Scams | NBC 5 Chicago(Video)

Chicago BBB Annual Dinner 2013 NBC 5 High Five News Coverage

ABC7's Leah Hope receives BBB Award | ABC 7 Chicago

CTA's Ventra debit option rife with fees | Chicago Tribune

BBB Warns about Mobile Device Apps | ABC 7

Top Scams of 2012 | WGN Chicago (Video)

Better Business Bureau's Top Ten Scams of 2012 | ABC 7

Better Business Bureau offers charity report | Video | ABC 7 Chicago

Singles Getting Ripped Off By Matchmaking Service | CBS 2 Chicago

"Where's my Puppy, Dad? - Top 5 Holiday Scams From the Better Business Bureau | ABC 20/20

BBB: Holiday travel and shopping tips | ABC 7 Chicago

Let your fingers walk from this 'Yellow Pages' scam |

BBB tips on donating to Sandy victims | Holland

BBB: Smart Phone Warnings | ABC 7 Chicago

BBB Warns Halloween Shoppers of Unfamiliar Stores
| ABC 7 Chicago

Grandparent Scams are on the Rise & ID Theft Concerns
| ABC 7 Chicago

Better Business Bureau: Online Dating Scams | ABC 7 Chicago

Better Business Bureau Turns 100
| Fox Business

Galaxie Home Improvements cashes customer's checks, shuts doors
| ABC 7 Chicago

Tips for Using Online Coupons
| ABC 7 Chicago

Breast cancer charity Y-Me shuts down | ABC 7 Chicago

BBB: Hiring Contractors after Storms; Utility Fraud | ABC 7 Chicago

Better Business Bureau warns against scams targeting heat wave victims | WGN News

BBB: Choosing the Right Wedding Photographer | ABC 7 Chicago

BBB: Financial Literacy Month | ABC 7 Chicago

Save yourself from scams courtesy of the Better Business Bureau
| WGN Radio

BBB:  Instant Tax Service Accused Of Fraud
| CBS 2 Chicago

Coverage of the Chicago BBB's 85th Annual Dinner (2012)
| NBC 5 Chicago

85th Annual Dinner (2012) Presentation Video

BBB: Selling Your Car, Moving-Scam Advice | ABC 7 Chicago

Tips for Hiring a Home Contractor
| ABC 7 Chicago Receives A+ Rating from Better Business Bureau | Yahoo! Finance

After the storm, Don't get ripped off : BBB CEO Carrie A. Hurt
| The Weather Channel

Madigan, FTC, BBB & Advocates Warn Consumers to Phone Bill Scam
 | Illinois Attorney General Website 

Complaints Against Florists Up 47% in 2011 | NBC 5 Chicago

Warm, cozy winter energy efficiency plan | ABC 7 Chicago

Some of the Most Popular Business Scams | CBS Chicago

BBB's Top Ten Scams of 2011 | ABC 7 Chicago

How about these resolutions for a consumer headaches-free year? |

Hyatt Regency Chicago Celebrates BBB Award Win with NYE Bash |

BBB: Online penny auctions can pick your pockets | ABC 7 News Chicago

BBB: Heads Up On Holiday Shopping Campaign

BBB: Chicago BBB President and CEO Steve Bernas on Holiday Giving | WGN TV News

BBB: Peoples Gas warns customers of identity theft risk | ABC 7 News Chicago

BBB: 'Penny Auction' Websites Generating Complaints | CBS 2 News Chicago

BBB: Emails To Santa | ABC 7 Chicago

BBB: The Layaway Option | ABC 7 Chicago

BBB: Stores open earlier than ever on Thanksgiving 2011 | ABC 7 Chicago

BBB: Cyber Monday | ABC 7 Chicago

BBB on Heating Scams, Debit Card Fees |
Steve Bernas of the Better Business Bureau discusses furnace-fixing scams and new debit card fees to watch out for

BBB: Mold, mildew reports up in Illinois - ABC 7 Chicago

BBB warns consumers of ATM scams
- ABC 7 Chicago

BBB: Millions lost on Vehicle Service Contracts - ABC 7 Chicago

Debt Relief Offers
- ABC 7 Chicago

Hacker gains access to personal emails
 - CBS Chicago

Email breech (related to above) - WGN TV Chicago

Small Business Scams Watch List: BBB's Steve Bernas - ABC 7 Chicago

Holiday Packages Never Arrived Overseas, Families Say - CBS Chicago

Top Ten 2010 Scams: BBB's Steve Bernas - NBC 5 Chicago

Top Ten 2010 Scams: BBB's Steve Bernas - ABC 7 Chicago

BBB offers breast cancer donation tips - ABC 7 Chicago.

Chicago BBB CEO Steve Bernas on CBS2's "Monsters & Money In the Morning" show, discussing how to avoid scams and getting ripped off in the spring season.

Chicago Investigative Journalist Pam Zekman thanks the Chicago BBB for her receipt of the Diogenes Award.

NBC5's Alison Rosatti interviews Chicago BBB CEO Steve Bernas concerning Stimulus Scams and how to avoid them

CBS2's Pam Zekman reports on a spike of cheap duct-cleaning offers and of what to be wary.

Chicago BBB CEO Steve Bernas is quoted in the article, read on to find out what to watch out for!

"The Fixer", Stephanie Zimmerman on Chicago Tonight -

CBS2 Chicago reports on - BBB Report and Rating mentioned.
Local teens sold fake tickets for Taylor Swift concert.

Local Contractor Accused of Ripping Off Disabled Client

Contractor found to have multiple complaints and an F Rating with Chicago BBB .

Shredder Day, September 12th 2009 at West Suburban Bank in Downers Grove.
Follow the link to see some video coverage of one of our Shredder Day events!

CBS 2 Chicago's report on one man's theft of over 20 different identities. Chicago BBB's CEO Steve Bernas comments on ID Theft.

CBS TV uses BBB report to lead story on Burr Oak Cemetery

BBB has rated Burr Oak Cemetery with an ‘F’, our lowest grade for the last two years. There were five unanswered complaints in the last 3 years.

20/20' Seeks Answers From CEO of One Loan Modification Company

Chicago's NBC 5 news coverage of the 2009 Annual Dinner 

BBB Public Service Announcement