Hiring a Home Contractor - Do You Know the Red Flags?
03/12/2012
It’s always important to find a home contractor that you can trust. Better Business Bureau recommends following this smart shopper checklist before choosing a contractor for your home.
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Better Business Bureau Warns of Storm Chasers
03/06/2012
NEWS RELEASE
The recent damage done by the tornadoes in the Midwest and South brings out the best in people. Unfortunately, the aftermath of a crisis also brings out contractors who take advantage of those who have ..
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BBB ‘Knocks Down’ Tree Service Complaints from Richmond Mounting
02/24/2012
RICHMOND, Va. – A growing number of consumers in the Richmond area are complaining about a tree-service firm operating in Central Virginia. The company, Knock ‘em Down & Call ‘m Shorty, carries an F r..
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Protecting Data – Does Your Business Know What to Do?
02/21/2012
Customers expect every business that collects their personal information to protect it. Better Business Bureau advises business owners to proactively address customer anxiety and takes steps to prevent ..
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Immediate Alert from BBB
02/08/2012
NEWS RELEASE
A number of Better Business Bureaus across the country are today responding to consumer complaints and media questions about a tax preparation company called Mo Money Taxes (also known as MoneyCo USA).
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Collection & Protection
02/03/2012
The terms of an FTC settlement apply just to that business, of course. But clued-in companies know there's a lot that can be learned from someone else's alleged misstep. The FTC's law enforcement acti..
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Scam Targets Richmond Hispanics
01/30/2012
NEWS RELEASE
RICHMOND, Va. – A scam recently surfaced in the Richmond area that appears to be targeting Hispanic citizens who subscribe to DirecTV®. A growing number of complaints have been reported by the City of ..
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It’s Still Out There! New Advice for Recipients of BBB Complaint Email Scam
01/20/2012
NEWS RELEASE
An email scam using BBB's name and logo continues to proliferate. Most of the emails containe the subject line “Complaint from your customers" and have a link or attachment containing phishing malware t..
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New Year’s Resolution: Lose Weight not Money
01/06/2012
Losing weight is one of the most common New Year’s resolutions. If you’re pledging to lose some pounds by joining a gym, Better Business Bureau recommends asking ten questions before signing on the dott..
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BBB Names Top Ten Scams of 2011
01/03/2012
NEWS RELEASE
BBB investigates thousands of scams a year, from the latest gimmicks to schemes as old as the hills. We’ve picked the top scam for 2011 in each of our nine categories, plus our scam of the year.
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