Timeshare reselling scams still prevalent
08/29/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Timeshare reselling schemes continue to plague the marketplace and just two recent cases have defrauded victims out of more than $40,000 and $20,000, respectively. Better Business Bureau of Minnesota an..
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BBB Tips for Making Purchases at the State Fair
08/20/2014
NEWS RELEASE
The Minnesota State Fair marks the unofficial end of summer. It’s also a prime opportunity for businesses to showcase their products and ideas to crowds of fairgoers. While it’s easy to get caught up in..
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Superior Heavy Machinery Fails to Make the Grade
08/05/2014
NEWS RELEASE
BBB is warning the public and business community about Superior Heavy Machinery, an online entity claiming a Duluth (MN) address and purporting to sell used heavy equipment. BBB has determined they are ..
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Getting Calls from your own Phone Number?
07/28/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) says area consumers are reporting they’re receiving illegal marketing calls that display their own phone number on caller ID. Though it’s natur..
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LSS Financial Counseling Honors Better Business Bureau
07/21/2014
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On June 18, LSS Financial Counseling held its fifth annual Financial Advocacy Awards in Minneapolis to recognize people or organizations that serve to improve economic justice and advocate for people an..
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BBB Tips for Dealing with Water Damage
07/21/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Heavy rains this spring and summer rains have sent lakes and rivers over their banks, forcing runoff into homes and basements. Some areas will be fighting floodwaters into fall. This is a challenging ti..
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Don’t Let Your Summer Getaway Open the Door to Fraudsters
07/21/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Summer is a great time for getaways, but while you’re on vacation, criminals are still hard at work. Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) warns consumers that they can find themsel..
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Suspect Travel Offer Returns
07/18/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Grand Travel Worldwide purportedly offers free travel vouchers Burnsville, Minnesota – July 15, 2014 – Almost a year to the date from when they hit the Upper Midwest last..
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BBB Spring Shred Events – Final Statistics
06/23/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Your Better Business Bureau took part in eight Secure Your ID Day/free shred events this spring. Turnout was terrific and the final stats are in! We look forward to hosting more of these events this fall.
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Sweepstakes Schemes
06/23/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Few fraudulent schemes are more prevalent - or successful - than bogus sweepstakes offers. Each day, tens of thousands of people nationwide are alerted that they've won a sweepstakes or a lottery.
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