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03/05/2015
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BBB, along with several area agencies have partnered to produce a series of animated digital shorts aimed at combating fraud in fast-growing Spanish, Hmong and Somali-speaking segments of our community...
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02/26/2015
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Aggressive computer viruses continue to make the rounds, causing unlucky computer users to see messages which threaten people with fines or prison unless they pay up. These viruses encrypt - lock up - f..
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02/23/2015
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Better Business Bureau has made comprehensive changes to its cornerstone product, the BBB Code of Advertising, to reflect the many new ways advertisers reach consumers via websites, social media, textin..
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02/13/2015
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Better Business Bureau and Porch.com announced today that homeowners can now find BBB information, including ratings and accreditation status, for millions of professionals right in their Porch search r..
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02/11/2015
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With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, BBB advises people looking to start new relationships to watch out for romance scams. This is a scheme wherein unscrupulous individuals look to defraud peopl..
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02/09/2015
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BBB, along with “Minnesota Saves” partners Financial Planning Association of Minnesota, TrustVets and the University of Minnesota Extension, will offer “Building Your Life: Saving$,” a free resource fa..
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02/02/2015
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Better Business Bureau is warning businesses not to click on an email that claims to be a “BBB SBQ” (standard business questionnaire). The email was sent out this morning to what is believed to be tens ..
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01/28/2015
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BBB has compiled lists of the Top Ten industries for consumer complaints and inquiries, according to their final statistics for 2014. These numbers are for complaints and inquiries from consumers in Min..
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01/14/2015
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Though perennial “least-favorites” such as sweepstakes and utility schemes are sure to be well-represented, BBB feels phony IRS calls will likely continue to set the pace when it comes to defrauding the..
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01/12/2015
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Scammers tried out some new tricks in 2014, but stuck with some old “classics,” as well. BBB looks back on 2014 and offers an informal list of the Top Ten scams from last year.
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