Be on the lookout for “pretender” invoices, warns BBB during Small Business Month
10/16/2012
Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning BC-based businesses about an invoice scheme that uses misleading advertising tactics. As part of Small Business Month, the BBB would like to advise businesses tha..
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Okanagan daily deal website to close, leaving consumers and businesses out of pocket
10/09/2012
BC-based daily deal website, www.gosango.com is closing in October, leaving consumers wondering if their deals will be honoured and businesses out of pocket for the promotion. Better Business Bureau (BB..
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Five ways to save on event tickets
10/02/2012
The internet has become a boon for the secondary ticket market for sporting and entertainment events, which includes tickets bought and sold by professional brokers, speculators and season ticket holder..
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Olympics got you pumped to get fit? Things to know before joining a gym
09/13/2012
After watching the world’s greatest athletes during the Olympics, consumers may be signing up with a gym or fitness club eager to get in shape. Better Business Bureau and Consumer Protection BC would li..
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Don’t get burned by furnace fraud, BBB warns
09/10/2012
Fall is the ideal time of year to have your furnace serviced - before the busy winter season starts. Better Business Bureau warns the public to be cautious about misleading door-to-door heating contract..
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No “guarantees” selling with online car advertisers, advises BBB
08/29/2012
Better Business Bureau (BBB) reports on a number of BC-based companies who target consumers who are selling vehicles with questionable advertising opportunities.
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UPDATE: Malicious Complaint Email Claiming It’s From BBB
08/21/2012
Better Business Bureau is issuing an urgent SCAM alert cautioning businesses and consumers about an email that is purporting to be from a bbb.org email address about a recently filed complaint.
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BBB advises to do your homework when back-to-school shopping
08/14/2012
School is just around the corner and students are rushing to take advantage of back-to-school deals on everything from computers to clothing. Better Business Bureau (BBB) has some back-to-school basics ..
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Bogus advance fee loan company uses online classifieds to target victims
07/24/2012
Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning consumers about a loan scheme targeting residents across Canada through online classified ads promising personal and business loans up to $100,000.
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Computer virus fixing schemes back in BC, BBB Warns
07/10/2012
A phone scam that ranked number one last year for the Better Business Bureau of Mainland BC (BBB) is back in B.C. again. Callers claim that the person’s computer is compromised and they are requesting a..
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