Beware of Spring Break Scams
02/25/2016
NEWS RELEASE
As winter drags on and spring break inches closer, a sunny vacation becomes all the more attractive. Many people are eager to trade cold weather for sunshine and the relaxing sound of waves crashing aga..
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Suspect Firms Promise Student Loan Relief
02/19/2016
NEWS RELEASE
According to the Wall Street Journal, the class of 2015, on average, graduated from college owing slightly more than $35,000 in student loans. But they’re not alone. Student loan debt is weighing many p..
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Bogus Website Tries to Steal Identity of Twin Cities Auto Dealer
02/12/2016
NEWS RELEASE
Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota ® (BBB) was alerted recently to a case of business identity theft targeting Import Auto Sales, LLC, a used car dealership located in St. Louis Park. ..
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February Means Romance…and Romance Scams
02/09/2016
NEWS RELEASE
As the month when Valentine’s Day falls on the calendar, February has a reputation for being “prime time” for romance. While that may or may not be true, it’s definitely a time when scammers seek to pre..
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BBB of MN/ND Releases Final Statistics for 2015
02/09/2016
NEWS RELEASE
Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota ® (BBB) has compiled lists of the Top Ten industries for consumer complaints and inquiries, according to their final statistics for 2015. These numbe..
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BBB Tips on Ordering Valentine’s Day Flowers
02/04/2016
NEWS RELEASE
Valentine’s Day, February 14, is a big day for a lot of people, especially couples, romantic hopefuls and florists. Chances are, those in the fresh flower business are already prepared for the holiday. ..
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Tackling Winter Remodeling Projects
02/03/2016
NEWS RELEASE
Time can start to drag this time of year, but for many people winter is an opportunity to focus on indoor remodeling or home improvement projects. If you’re considering a bathroom or kitchen remodel, or..
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January 28 is Data Privacy Day
01/27/2016
NEWS RELEASE
Data Privacy Day (DPD), an international effort to highlight the importance of protecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust, takes place Thursday, January 28 this year. The National Cyber Se..
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BBB Tips for E-waste Recycling
01/21/2016
NEWS RELEASE
Did you know some newer lightbulbs contain mercury? Many consumers and businesses have switched to Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFL), which have a lifespan that is ten times longer than a normal incandes..
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Tax-refund Fraud a Serious Problem
01/15/2016
NEWS RELEASE
With another tax season coming up quickly, BBB warns taxpayers about tax-related identity theft, which occurs when someone uses your stolen Social Security number (SSN) to file a fraudulent tax return a..
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