In the News -- You Did Not Get Two Free Airline Tickets
01/23/2013
You get a voucher in the mail for two airline tickets -- but do you really get those tickets? Only after going through a high-pressure pitch for an expensive travel club, and only with a lot of require..
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In the News -- Consumer-Savvy Resolutions for 2013
01/02/2013
Resolve to be savvy in choosing offers to help you achieve your New Year's resolutions to lose weight, stop smoking, clean up your credit and more, BBB in Dallas tells Ginger Allen of CBS11-TV, Dallas-F..
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BBB Warns Online Shoppers on Counterfeit Goods from C2COffer.com
12/21/2012
NEWS RELEASE
BBB warns online shoppers to beware counterfeit goods from online marketplace C2COffer.com. Complaints allege non-delivery, failure to make refunds, and fake goods. The site uses a fictitious address in..
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In the News -- Door Delivery Notice May Not Be What It Seems
12/19/2012
Compass Delivery door notices could lead to sales pitches for home security systems, reports Ginger Allen of CBS11-TV. Jeannette Kopko of BBB in Dallas confirms BBB in Arizona has been looking into the ..
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BBB and FINRA Foundation Launch Smart Investing Website to Help Stop Investment Scams
12/13/2012
NEWS RELEASE
Consumers lose millions to scammers and Ponzi schemes; new effort combines education, local outreach
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In the News -- Closing of Alexander Mansion and Cappella Court Gardens
12/12/2012
Two wedding venues, Alexander Mansion and Cappella Court Gardens closed unexpectedly, reports Teresa Woodard of WFAA-TV, Ch. 8, Dallas-Fort Worth. BBB gives tips on when a business closes.
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Fast cash may end up costing consumers
12/04/2012
NEWS RELEASE
Better Business Bureau is warning consumers looking for payday or car title loans to research a company or website’s reputation and read all the fine print before giving your personal information or sig..
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For Businesses: Is Your Ad Creative? Enter 2013 AAF Dallas ADDY Awards
11/29/2012
Is your advertising creative? To find out, enter the 2013 AAF Dallas’ ADDY competition. This year's theme is: Ideas are your babies -- May the best babies win. Winners could go on to regional or nationa..
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Two KY Businesses Ordered to Stop Fake Job Help Ads
11/09/2012
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sued Career Exams and O’Brien Marketing in federal court in Kentucky, accusing the two southern Kentucky companies of deceptive advertising.
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Vegas Payday Loan Scheme Draws Hundreds of Complaints Nationwide
10/24/2012
NEWS RELEASE
Hundreds of consumers across the nation say they have been victimized by an online payday loan scheme involving at least seven questionable businesses, all claiming the same Las Vegas address, the Bette..
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