BBB Warns of Charity Scams, Offers Giving Tips in Wake of Boston Marathon Bombing
04/17/2013
NEWS RELEASE
At least one poorly-conceived charity scam has already emerged in the wake of the explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon yesterday, and more are likely.
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BBB Helps Kick Off Military Saves Week at NSA Mid-South
03/01/2013
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Naval Support Activity Mid-South kicked off Military Saves Week with a BBB presentation of a workshop entitled Tricks of the Trade: Outsmarting Investment Fraud.
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Connecticut BBB Cautions Consumers to Watch Out for Scammers in Wake of Newtown School Shootings
12/18/2012
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Charity scammers strike after natural catastrophes such as hurricanes, floods and earthquakes, as well as tragedies such as the Colorado theater shootings and now the Newtown school massacre.
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BBB Tips for Holiday Budgeting and Shopping
11/19/2012
NEWS RELEASE
Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday Make Up a Busy Weekend for Holiday Shoppers
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BBB Tips for Hurricane Relief Donations
10/30/2012
NEWS RELEASE
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy ravaging the northeastern regions of the U.S., the BBB Wise Giving Alliance offers the following tips to help donors decide where to direct donations to assist hurricane v..
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BBB Advice for Dealing with Storm Damage
10/17/2012
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The aftermath of a storm often brings out people looking to take advantage of those who need help cleaning up and repairing storm damage. Folks who are anxious to get their homes and yards back to norma..
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BBB to Ring NYSE Bell to Celebrate Centennial
08/23/2012
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Carrie A. Hurt, President and CEO at Council of Better Business Bureaus, will have the special privilege of ringing the New York Stock Exchange Closing Bell today in honor of the BBB Centennial.
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Another Memphis Company's Name Is Being Used in Mystery Shopping Scam
07/10/2012
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Another round of similar fake offers is using the name of Summerfield Associates, Inc., a professional recruiting and personnel services consulting firm located in Memphis.
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Mystery Shopper Scam Is Using the Name of a Legitimate Memphis Business
07/10/2012
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The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about a new mystery shopping scam that is using the name of the Memphis research firm in an attempt to defraud the public. Axiom Research LLC in Memphis T..
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Marking Consumer Week, Two Useful Sources for Help
03/21/2012
National Consumer Protection Week, which this year begins on Sunday, is an annual collaboration between the government and nonprofit organizations to educate consumers about how to make informed buying ..
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