Text Message Offering Walmart Gift Card is a Smishing Scam
03/22/2012
NEWS RELEASE
Have you received a text message offering you a free Walmart gift card? Despite the attraction of a $1,000 gift card, Better Business Bureau is warning consumers that the Walmart gift card text message ..
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Electronic Pickpocketing: Are your Credit Cards at Risk?
03/21/2012
New technology now allows criminals to steal your credit card information by passing an RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) reader near your wallet or purse.
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Tips of the Tradeshow
02/28/2012
NEWS RELEASE
Tread Carefully at Shows and Expos
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Accused of defrauding consumers, Sherwood Park businessman settles with the U.S. Federal Trade Co..
02/28/2012
An Alberta-based Internet salesman accused of defrauding consumers of millions of dollars has agreed to a massive settlement with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.
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BBB Warns Consumers About "Robo Calls"
02/16/2012
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Consumers across the country are telling the Better Business Bureau that they are being harassed by recent "robo calls" to their home and cell phones that offer to lower their interest rates.
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Watch Out for Scam Email Using Tax Prep Company, Intuit, Name
02/07/2012
NEWS RELEASE
People nationwide are receiving suspicious emails that appear to be from Intuit, a tax preparation software business. The messages encourage recipients to click on a link and update their Social Securit..
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BBB Advice: Proceed with Caution When Dating Online
02/06/2012
NEWS RELEASE
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! Are you looking for love? Millions use dating and social networking sites to meet people.
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BBB Warns of Do Not Call Phone Scam
02/01/2012
NEWS RELEASE
Better Business Bureau warns consumers that scammers are making phony phone calls claiming to represent the National Do Not Call Registry. According to DoNotCall.gov, “The calls claim to provide an oppo..
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Identity Crisis Targets Businesses
01/25/2012
NEWS RELEASE
BBB Notices Increase in Business Identity Theft
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CEO of the BBB on Credibility Live on Building Trust
01/25/2012
2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the Better Business Bureau, and this special CredibilityLive event is the first major address on behalf of the BBB to the general public on...
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