Do’s and Don’ts of Giving and Receiving Gift Cards
12/20/2010
NEWS RELEASE
Avoid getting ripped off by one of the nation’s most popular gifts
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BBB Explains How to Protect Against “Electronic Pickpockets”
12/20/2010
NEWS RELEASE
A disturbing abuse of technology allows someone to penetrate your wallet or handbag to steal your credit card, debit and smart card data while sitting or walking nearby.
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Complaints against Debt Settlement Companies on the Rise
12/20/2010
Better Business Bureau is warning financially troubled families to beware of misleading debt settlement companies that claim they can easily reduce or eliminate credit card debt
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Free Wi-Fi Scam Strikes at Airports
12/15/2010
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Many airports and other public spaces offer free wireless, or Wi-Fi, connections for the public to log onto the Internet from their laptop computers. Hackers are now taking advantage of travelers who wa..
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How to HUM BUG Proof Your Holidays
12/09/2010
NEWS RELEASE
Don’t let Identity Thieves Steal Your Holiday Spirit! Here are some simple tips to lower your risk of Identity Theft during the Holiday Season.
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Two Debt Relief Companies Charged by FTC with Deceptive Claims
12/06/2010
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charged two debt relief services in Dallas,TX Financial Freedom Processing and Debt Consultants of America, with unsubstantiated claims and failing to reduce credit card d..
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BBB Warns Consumers Of Five Scams To Avoid During Hectic Holidays
12/06/2010
NEWS RELEASE
Holidays can be hectic, and scammers are counting on harried consumers letting down their guard, whether shopping online, juggling packages at the mall or simply reading their e-mail.
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Beware of Misleading Shipping and Handling Fees and Fraudulent Shipping Schemes this Shopping Season
12/02/2010
NEWS RELEASE
The holiday shopping season is in full swing and will peak within the first week of December. If you are planning to buy gifts online or from Infomercials on television, Better Business Bureau has a wa..
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Winterize Your Home to Keep Heating Costs Down
12/01/2010
NEWS RELEASE
As colder weather casts its chilly spell, local homeowners are turning on their home-heating systems and hunkering down. According to the Energy Information Administration, home-heating costs this winte..
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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 homeowners victimized by a Maryl..
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