Get Informed During National Consumer Protection Week

  
     
March 05, 2012

Denver, CO – March 5, 2012 – The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is offering consumers seven important daily tips to celebrate the 14th Annual National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW). Sign up here to receive a BBB daily tip on the latest consumer topics.

During March 4-10, government organizations and nonprofits across the country celebrate NCPW by offering consumers a wealth of tips and information on some of the most important issues affecting consumers today. The BBB goes the extra mile in encouraging every consumer to take full advantage of their consumer rights and make better-informed purchase decisions.

“Fraud affects everyone. Even if you’ve never been a victim of it, the impact that fraud has on the economy affects us as a whole,” said Dale Mingilton, president and CEO of the BBB Serving Denver/Boulder. “The best defense against consumer fraud is education and prevention. Providing such education is the BBB’s primary service to the community.”

NCPW.gov offers consumers a wide selection of Free Materials to learn how to protect their privacy, stay safe online, manage their money, avoid identity theft, understand mortgages, and avoid fraud and scams.

BBBs will be participating in numerous speaking engagements, community events and media appearances across the nation.

For all consumer news, BBB Business Reviews, BBB Charity Reports, and information about BBB events, please visit www.denver.bbb.org.

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About the BBB
The BBB is an unbiased nonprofit organization that sets and upholds high standards for fair and honest business behavior. Businesses that earn BBB Accreditation contractually agree and adhere to the organization’s high standards of ethical business behavior. The BBB provides objective advice, BBB Business Reviews , BBB Charity Reports and educational information on topics affecting marketplace trust. To further promote trust, your BBB also offers dispute resolution services for consumers and businesses. The first BBB was founded in 1912. Today, over 100 BBBs serve communities across the U.S. and Canada. Please visit www.denver.bbb.org for more information.