Better Business Bureau Warns Look for the Red Flags During Your Summer Job Search
06/07/2012
June 7, 2012 - Many students are off for summer break and find themselves searching for temporary work. The Better Business Bureau is warning high school and university students looking for work this su..
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Phishing Thieves Using New Tricks To Hook Unwary Consumers, Task Force Warns
04/26/2012
NEWS RELEASE
The Consumer Fraud Task Force warns consumers to be alert for phishing scams, which may use the names of well-known businesses or government agencies to steal personal information and commit ID theft.
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Fake Reviews Can Mislead Shoppers; Try Verified BBB Business Reviews Instead
04/19/2012
NEWS RELEASE
The BBB advises consumers to be skeptical when reading online reviews of businesses, products and services. BBB Business Reviews, by contrast, are verified.
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Spending Your Tax Refund
04/18/2012
Do you spend weeks each spring eagerly anticipating your income tax refund? When the money finally comes in, is it gone tomorrow? You’re not alone. Many consumers view tax refunds as unplanned bonuses, ..
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Complaints Down, But Huge Jump in Inquiries Means Shoppers Are Doing Their Homework
03/01/2012
NEWS RELEASE
Consumer savvy, smart shopping and common sense all had a great year. Consumers asked BBB for help more than 103 million times in 2011, up from 87 million in 2010 and the highest rate in the organizatio..
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Celebrate National Consumer Protection Week With Your BBB
02/28/2012
NEWS RELEASE
Better Business Bureau is joining with federal, state and local government agencies, and national organizations to promote consumer education during the 14th annual National Consumer Protection Week, Ma..
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BBB Warns Consumers About "Robo Calls"
02/16/2012
NEWS RELEASE
Consumers across the country are telling the Better Business Bureau that they are being harassed by recent "robo calls" to their home and cell phones that offer to lower their interest rates.
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Watch Out for Scam Email Using Tax Prep Company, Intuit, Name
02/07/2012
NEWS RELEASE
People nationwide are receiving suspicious emails that appear to be from Intuit, a tax preparation software business. The messages encourage recipients to click on a link and update their Social Securit..
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Ward Off W-2 Worries
02/07/2012
NEWS RELEASE
Be Wary of Tax-Related Requests and Offers
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BBB Advice to Singles:Choose Dating Services Carefully
02/07/2012
Cupid’s arrows will be flying again this Valentine’s Day, as they have for nearly 2,000 years. Increasingly, though, 21st Century singles are searching for their soul mate through “cyber” cupids. Many ..
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