BBB’s Top Five Summer Scams
06/03/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Summer is a great time to take that long-overdue vacation or make much-needed home repairs, but as the weather heats up, so do scams. Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about these popular summ..
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Online Job Scams
05/27/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Online jobs may seem easy to get but often times the "employee" is being set up for a loss.
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May is Moving Month
05/13/2014
NEWS RELEASE
May is ‘National Moving Month’ and it marks the start of the high season for moving. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 37 million Americans move per year. &n..
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BBB Investigation Reveals Wilford University Lacks Accreditation
05/07/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Website Lures Degree Seekers with Bogus Claims
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DO YOUR HOMEWORK WHEN HIRING DISASTER REPAIR SERVICES
04/28/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Better Business Bureau of North Alabama (BBB) reminds local businesses and residents who experience storm damage to take certain precautions when cleaning up and making repair decisions.
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Buying Candy from the Wrong Cause
04/10/2014
NEWS RELEASE
It seems innocent enough. You’re out running errands or going to/from businesses. Someone tries to capture your attention by holding out a box of candy – usually some kin..
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Rental Scams
04/08/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Several local consumers in North Alabama have been caught up in rental scams.  Consumers are reporting to the BBB that after responding to online listings they are o..
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“Silent Destroyers”—Termites Emerging as Temps Rise
03/18/2014
Each year, termites cause about $5 billion in property damage, according to the National Pest Management Association, a BBB National Partner.
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Pinterest is Latest Target for Social Media Scammers, Says Better Business Bureau
03/04/2014
NEWS RELEASE
CHICAGO, IL – March 4, 2014 – As seen previously with Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, consumers are now being scammed on Pinterest. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) urges consumers to watch out for con..
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Operators of Phony ‘Free $1,000 Gift Card’ Websites Will Pay $2.5 Million in FTC Settlement
02/18/2014
In an amended complaint filed with the settlements, the FTC alleged that the South Carolina- and California-based corporate defendants hired affiliate marketers to send millions of spam text messages to..
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