’Tis the Season to Beware a New Breed of Cybercriminals
12/06/2010
NEWS RELEASE
I am among the multitude of people asking Santa for a smartphone for Christmas. Whether or not I’ll find one under the tree is entirely up to the jolly old elf.
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BBB Urges Consumers To Check Fine Print On Gift Cards
12/06/2010
NEWS RELEASE
A gift card may sound like a good alternative to cash or an unwanted present. But many cards still come with fees and other restrictions that can erode their value, the BBB warns.
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BBB Calls World Reserve Monetary Exchange Ads Offering Free $2 Bills Misleading
12/02/2010
NEWS RELEASE
Consumers hoping to cash in on an advertised offer of “absolutely free” $2 bills may end up frustrated and disappointed, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) warns.
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FTC Rules Protecting Homeowners From Mortgage Relief Scams May Be Too Late For Some
11/29/2010
NEWS RELEASE
New Federal Trade Commission rules that ban collection of advance fees by companies that promise to rescue struggling homeowners from foreclosure may be too late to help St. Louis area homeowners victim..
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Consumer Fraud Task Force: Timeshare Owners Should Be Wary of Timeshare Resale Firms
11/09/2010
NEWS RELEASE
Cases of timeshare fraud have become so widespread that they are stretching the ability of law enforcement, regulators and consumers groups to keep up, the Consumer Fraud Task Force says.
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New Credit Card Regulations - summary
08/25/2010
Your BBB recommends that all card holders familiarize themselves with the fine print and review the new provisions set out by the Credit CARD Act of 2009.
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BBB Warns Consumers To Avoid Credit Score Fixers
08/25/2010
NEWS RELEASE
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning consumers to steer clear of a new scam that promises to improve consumers’ credit scores using a “credit protection number,” or CPN.
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StoresOnline Seminars Return to St. Louis Area, BBB Warns of Complaints
08/03/2010
NEWS RELEASE
StoresOnline, a Utah-based company that has left a long trail of unhappy customers across the U.S., is returning to the St. Louis area this week for a series of sales seminars.
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Free Laptops Advertised on Radio Appear to Be Bogus
08/02/2010
NEWS RELEASE
BBB complaints on ‘FreeUSLaptop.com’ say no laptop is delivered
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BBB Urges Trade Show Exhibitors To Beware Of Mexico-Based Expo Guide
07/22/2010
NEWS RELEASE
An agricultural equipment manufacturer from South-Central Illinois appears to be among the most recent victims of an international trade show scheme operating out of Mexico.
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