BBB Tips to Avoid Getting Scammed When Holiday Shopping Online
11/20/2014
BBB IN THE NEWS
BBB is being featured weekly in News1130's Evening Show with Ben Wilson. Seumas Gordon, Director of Communications and Strategic Partnerships, provides tips on how consum..
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Scammers Target Local Merchants Using BC Hydro as the Backdrop
11/20/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Vancouver, BC – It sounds and feels legit, but it’s far from it.  A scam is making the rounds in the Lower Mainland and local businesses are the prey. Scammers are c..
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IIROC and BBB ask Canadians: “How much do you really know about investing?”
11/14/2014
NEWS RELEASE
November 14, 2014 (Toronto, Ontario) – As part of Financial Literacy Month, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) has collaborated with Better..
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Christmas Shopping Trends and Tips
11/12/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Vancouver, BC – We all love to shop, and there is no better time of year as merchants stock their shelves and offer incredible discounts and value.  It’s also a remi..
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WestJet Phone Scam
11/07/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Vancouver, BC - A phone scam continues to make the rounds claiming to be offers of winnings from Canadian airline company WestJet.  Before we get to the meat of the ..
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Consumers Aren't the Only Ones Who Get Scammed
11/06/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Vancouver, BC - We, at the BBB serving Mainland B.C., are always on the lookout for the benefit of the everyday consumer when it comes to scams.  Individuals make ea..
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Watch out for charity scams
11/05/2014
BBB IN THE NEWS
Seumas Gordon, Director of Communications and Strategic Partnerships, is featured on CKNW's The Jon McComb Show, and talks about what to look out for to avoid charity sca..
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Online scams top list
10/26/2014
BBB IN THE NEWS
Look out for con artists this season. BBB provides its list of the top-five holiday season scams in B.C. on the 24 Hours Vancouver website. Read the full article here.
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Overseas job offers that are too good to be true...probably are
10/24/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Vancouver, BC – In a competitive job market many job seekers look offshore for new opportunities, and email scam artists have them in their sights.  These crimi..
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Don't let scammers ruin the holiday season
10/23/2014
BBB IN THE NEWS
Danielle Primrose, president of the BBB of Mainland B.C., provides tips to consumers on how to avoid being scammed this holiday season. Read the full article here.
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