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Watch out for scammers offering free medical devices. Fall is peak season for telemarketing calls that attempt to..
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09/30/2014
NEWS RELEASE
US Attorney General Announces Indictment & Arrests of Kentucky Oil Well Investment Scammers In October 2013 BBB first monitored the investor offerings for the sale of..
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09/18/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Better Business Bureau serving New Mexico and Southwest Colorado is issuing an alert about an online appliance company that alleges to be located in Colorado and is scamm..
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09/18/2014
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BBB Serving Metro Atlanta, Athens & Northeast Georgia has been notified by ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions that scammers are placing fake online job advertisem..
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09/10/2014
NEWS RELEASE
RICHMOND, VA – If you get a call from a “Better Business Bureau investigator” asking for money, you should hang up the phone immediately. That’s exactly what a Fredericks..
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07/24/2014
NEWS RELEASE
RICHMOND, VA – Better Business Bureau Serving Central Virginia warns consumers to beware of a business claiming to give consumers a new credit history for a fee. “New Credit History” indicates on its we..
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07/14/2014
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BBB Serving Central Virginia has received several reports of local consumers receiving “grandparent scam” calls in the past few weeks. The latest report was very elaborat..
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07/11/2014
NEWS RELEASE
A scammer posing as an IRS employee and threatening to toss a Hanover woman in jail was reported to BBB this week. The consumer’s daughter-in-law reported to BBB Serving ..
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06/20/2014
NEWS RELEASE
Make $2500 Per Week From Home? Not So Fast Work-at-home opportunities can be appealing to many looking for work or extra income. However, scams for these types of jobs ar..
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06/05/2014
NEWS RELEASE
The Electric Foam 5k has been planned in cities all over the country.  It is an event where runners travel through a wall of foam while dancing away to music.  ..
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06/05/2014
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 c..
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Media Contacts

Reporters or journalists needing information or requesting interviews, should contact: 

Tom Gallagher, Better Business Bureau of Central Virginia President 804.648.0030 or tgallagher@richmond.bbb.org

Paula Stallard at pstallard@richmond.bbb.org or 804.221.5562