Council Steps Up Enforcement of Interest-Based Advertising
03/07/2011
NEWS RELEASE
The Council of Better Business Bureaus announced that Eugenie N. Barton, former VP and general counsel to the United States Telecom Association, will head the program.
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Better Business Bureau Offers Advice on Finding a Tutor to Match your Child’s Needs
03/02/2011
If your child is having a hard time learning to read, needs a hand with their calculus homework or even SAT*/ACT® preparation, a tutor may be the answer. The Better Business Bureau has advice on findin..
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BBB Warns Consumers of the Cost of Watching “Free” Online Movies
03/02/2011
Everyone loves a good movie, but with today’s movie tickets costing more than ten bucks a pop, many moviegoers are opting to watch their favorite movies at home for free instead.
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BBB Warns of Door-to-Door Workers
02/18/2011
NEWS RELEASE
RICHMOND, Va. – Spring brings warm temperatures, blooming flowers and itinerant workers and sales people who move through neighborhoods offering a variety of services. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) ..
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Don’t Pay for Free Advice on Scholarships for College
02/02/2011
NEWS RELEASE
The Better Business Bureau recommends doing your research before paying a company to find financial aid for college.
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Top Five Ripoffs When Buying Sports and Concert Tickets
01/31/2011
Whether you’re trying to snag tickets to the big game or the hottest concert, the Better Business Bureau warns that you run the risk of getting ripped off if you decide to gamble on a less than reputabl..
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Do you know where your kids are…on the Internet? Keep your kids safe online by teaching them the ..
01/31/2011
Knowing where your kids are can be a full time job. Knowing where they are online—which websites they’re visiting and who they’re talking to—is even harder, but is no less important.
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Scam Targets Chesterfield Caterer
01/18/2011
NEWS RELEASE
RICHMOND, Va. – A familiar scam that targets caterers and restaurants resurfaced recently in Chesterfield County. “This closely resembles other scams we’ve investigated last year,” said Tom Gallagher..
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Justice Department Estimates 11.7 Million Identity Theft Victims
01/12/2011
Identity theft, which defined as the attempted or successful misuse of an existing account, misuse of personal information to open an account, or misuse of personal information for other fraudulent purp..
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Telemarketer Preys on Elderly Scottsville Woman
01/12/2011
NEWS RELEASE
RICHMOND, Va. – An elderly woman in Scottsville, Va., recently received multiple phone calls from a telemarketer attempting to obtain her Social Security number and other personal information. Her gran..
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