Susan Tompor: Small-business owners duped by offers of bogus service, up-front fees
07/09/2014
BBB IN THE NEWS
After a company called the Tax Club agreed to a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and other regulators, consumers are now set to receive $15.6 million in restitution.
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Police warn of common scam artists
07/08/2014
BBB IN THE NEWS
Police warn residents, especially senior citizens, to be aware of scam artists.
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Ruth to the Rescue: Summer scams you need to know about
07/03/2014
BBB IN THE NEWS
Most of you know scam artists will try almost anything to separate you from your hard-earned cash. While you're relaxing and enjoying your summer, don't forget to be on guard.
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Know your moving company before getting caught in a movers nightmare
07/02/2014
BBB IN THE NEWS
Summer is peak moving season. Be sure to research your moving company.
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How to spot a sketchy deal on Craigslist
07/01/2014
BBB IN THE NEWS
Bargain hunting is best executed with a large dose of skepticism, particularly when searching for deals online.
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Protect your home, family from crime this summer
06/30/2014
BBB IN THE NEWS
Summer can be a prime time for crimes and the Police Department wants residents to be conscious and prepared for the most common offenses.
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Work-from-home offers are usually scams
06/29/2014
BBB IN THE NEWS
Are you receiving work from home offers in the mail or by email? Be Aware it could be a scam.
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That time of year — summertime scams
06/22/2014
BBB IN THE NEWS
Summer is the time for home repair or remodeling. It’s also a time when con artists prey on homeowners, especially elderly homeowners. If you want work done on your home, you should be looking for the c..
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BBB Eastern Michigan warns consumers of Top 5 Summer Scams
06/19/2014
BBB IN THE NEWS
The Better Business Bureau of Eastern Michigan warns consumers of their Top 5 Summer Scams. They offer tips and tricks to make sure summer-specific offers are legitimate so you can enjoy your summer wit..
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Susan Tompor: Work-from-home offers are usually scams
06/19/2014
BBB IN THE NEWS
The FTC and the BBB have warnings on a variety of home-based business opportunities that will go sour — chances to pay for the privilege of stuffing envelopes, ways to invest hundreds of dollars in a si..
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