How to Tell When an 'Official' Notice Really Isn't Official
02/01/2012
What would you think if you received a letter with this language on the envelope – “Warning: $2,000 Fine For Any Person Interfering or Obstructing With Delivery Of This Letter. U.S. Mail TTT.18 U.S. Cod..
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Advice on Rebates and Refunds
01/30/2012
What do rebate and refund policies have in common, particularly this time of year? They're a source of confusion and aggravation for consumers who didn't fully understand them when making a purchase. A..
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BBB Elects New Officers and Directors
01/19/2012
NEWS RELEASE
The BBB of the Mid-South has elected officers and new directors for 2012.
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Steps to Take to Avoid Receiving Unwanted Calls
01/10/2012
While more than 150 million numbers have been added to the National Do Not Call Registry, the Better Business Bureau continues to get calls from people who aren't aware of this resource. The registry ..
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BBB Warns of Phone Scam Aimed at Hotel Guests
01/03/2012
NEWS RELEASE
Many people will be traveling to see family and friends in the next few weeks. Scammers know this too, and may try to trick you into divulging your credit card information by posing as hotel employees. ..
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It’s Still Out There! New Advice for Recipients of BBB Complaint Email Scam
12/29/2011
NEWS RELEASE
An email scam using BBB's name and logo continues to proliferate. Most of the emails containe the subject line “Complaint from your customers" and have a link or attachment containing phishing malware t..
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Fake BBB Complaint Email Is Making the Rounds Again
12/20/2011
NEWS RELEASE
The Better Business Bureau is issuing a second urgent SCAM alert cautioning businesses and consumers about an email that looks like it is from the BBB, with the subject line “Complaint from your custome..
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How to Recognize When an Online Auto Deal is Bogus
11/21/2011
Would you like to buy a 2009 Mini-Cooper worth more than $20,000 for just $10,300? My guess is that many of you would jump at the chance to get such a great deal. Would you wire $5,000 as a down payme..
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Consumer Alert: Email Purportedly from NACHA Is Phishing Attempt
11/18/2011
Memphis TN., Nov. 18, 2011 – The BBB is warning consumers to be wary of emails that look like they are coming from the National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA). The Automated Clearing House..
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BBB Tips to Avoid Being Victimized in Pigeon Drop Scams
11/04/2011
NEWS RELEASE
Victims were asked to withdraw money from banks supposedly involved in a counterfeiting operation by a woman posing as an MPD officer. BBB tips for not being victimized in similar scams.
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