Flurry of 'Free' Travel Offers Carry Strings Cautions BBB
08/20/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Have you recently received a postcard with an enticing image of a cruise ship or airliner congratulating you on receiving free flights, travel vouchers, or hotel accommodations? These promotions are gen..
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BBB Warns Old Passwords Won't Hack It, Latest Breach Underscores Need for New Habits
08/12/2014
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According to reports, a group of Russian hackers collected billions of passwords and personal information. Experts believe this to be the largest theft of information to date. There's a lot we still don..
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BBB, FTC Investigation Results in Action against Maryland Companies by Federal Court
07/31/2014
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July 31, 2014 – Baltimore, Md. – Better Business Bureau serving Greater Maryland hopes today’s announcement by the Federal Trade Commission sends a strong message that de..
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Fun Runs Promise More Than They Deliver!
07/24/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Better Business Bureau has been hearing lots of complaints about various fun runs that have been cancelled with short notice, often with no refunds. Last week, BBB of Gre..
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Bogus Towson Ad Agency Cons Businesses in Several States
07/16/2014
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Better Business Bureau serving Greater Maryland warns business owners of an advertising scheme supposedly originating from ad agency in Towson, Md​. Sports Media​, a..
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Senate to Hear Grandparent Scam Rise in Complaints Attracts National Attention
07/15/2014
NEWS RELEASE
For too many years, Better Business Bureau® has fielded calls from seniors and concerned family members who convey stories of thousands lost to strangers perpetratin..
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BBB Offers Tips for Investing in Solar Energy
07/09/2014
Homeowners looking for new ways to go green and save money, may find solar energy to be a great alternative. But like other home contracting scams, solar energy contracto..
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Businesses Fear “Bitcoin Extortion,” But BBB Ratings Are Safe From This New Threat
07/02/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Arlington, VA (July 2, 2014) – Noted security blogger Brian Krebs posted that 2014 will go down as the year that “extortion attacks went mainstream,” and pointed to a ser..
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Event Helped Hundreds Fight Identity Theft
06/10/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Better Business Bureau serving Greater Maryland provided 303 Frederick area families and businesses with free document destruction at its inaugural Shred Day at..
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Better Business Bureau® Looks to Celebrate Ethical Businesses in Greater Maryland
06/10/2014
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Better Business Bureau serving Greater Maryland is accepting nominations for its 2014 Torch Awards for Marketplace Excellence.The annual awards program recognizes ethical..
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