TaxMasters files Chapter 11 bankruptcy
03/27/2012
HOUSTON (KTRK) -- A Houston-based tax advisory firm filed for bankruptcy Sunday, a little more than one day before it was scheduled in court to defend itself against fraud accusations levied by the Texa..
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Beware of Gas Saving Gimmicks and Aftermarket Devices
03/05/2012
NEWS RELEASE
Gasoline prices are climbing throughout the US and expected to soon top $5.00 per gallon in some parts of the country. BBB warns consumers to be wary of gas-saving claims.
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Vacation Club Offer Uses Deceptive Advertising, BBB Says
12/21/2011
The lure is a free vacation, and the pitch is the promise to save thousands on future vacation expenses. But the Better Business Bureau of Central East Texas says it's deceptive advertising that could..
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BBB Warns Daily Deal Shoppers about Complaints on SaveMore.com
12/20/2011
NEWS RELEASE
BBB warns daily deal shoppers that SaveMore.com in Dallas, TX, has been the subject of 227 complaints concerning non-receipt of vouchers; non-delivery of products such as cell phone covers, water bottle..
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BBB Warning: eBook Scams Rip Off Readers, Authors And Publishers
12/20/2011
NEWS RELEASE
The growing popularity of electronic books, tablet computers and other devices has inspired scams by unrelated firms that target readers, authors and authorized book publishers, the BBB warns.
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Free Trial Offers May Come With Hefty Price Tag
11/21/2011
While there are federal regulations which instruct companies how they can and can’t use the word, many companies disregard these regulations by not conforming to the guidelines.
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With Hotels Booking Up For World Series, BBB Advises Fans To Be Alert To Lodging Scams
10/18/2011
NEWS RELEASE
The BBB warns baseball fans to be wary of potential scams involving lodging for the World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Texas Rangers
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Deceptive Insurance Sales Practices Leave Consumers with False Sense of Security
09/28/2011
You purchase insurance to protect yourself or your loved ones financially from illness, automobile accidents, house fires or death. BBB reminds consumers that while most insurance agents are helpful and..
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BBB Urges Residents to Prepare for Future Wildfires
09/07/2011
NEWS RELEASE
Following simple guidelines can help minimize the impact when disaster strikes Note: This is the first in a three-part series to help area residents recover from the recent wildfires and prepare for fu..
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BBB Warns of Fake Package Pick-Up Postcard
09/02/2011
Consumers have alerted the Better Business Bureau (BBB) that they have received a deceptive, official looking postcard requesting package pick-up, when in fact, it is an attempt to lure them into purcha..
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