How to Identify a Census Field Representative
10/22/2009
If a U.S. Census Bureau employee knocks on your door, here are some recognition tips to assure the validity of the field representative.
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BBB Joins National Effort to Promote Identity Theft Protection and Education
10/22/2009
NEWS RELEASE
Council of Better Business Bureaus (CBBB) is partnering with the National Foundation of Credit Counseling (NFCC) in launching the 2nd annual National Protect Your Identity Week (PYIW) October 17 – 24, 2..
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BBB Warns of New Phishing E-mail Posing as BBB Complaint Confirmation
10/16/2009
Better Business Bureau is alerting consumers and businesses about a new phishing attack that resembles an e-mail confirmation claiming the recipient has filed a complaint with BBB about a business. The ..
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Defend Your Business Against the H1N1 Virus This Winter
09/30/2009
Employers play a vital role in preventing the spread of the H1N1 virus and Better Business Bureau offers the following advice to bolster the workplace against the threat of flu this winter.
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Boo! Scareware Attacks on the Rise; BBB advice on how to protect your computer
09/30/2009
Computer experts are reporting that scareware — yet another sneaky technique used by hackers to steal personal information and spread viruses online — is on the rise. BBB is offering advice to consumers..
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Act Now to Take Advantage of the First-Time Home Buyers Tax Credit
09/30/2009
Time is running out for first-time home buyers to take advantage of the $8,000 tax credit set aside for them this year as part of the economic recovery effort.
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Consumers Feel More At Risk for Identity Theft When Making Certain Types of Purchases
09/24/2009
NEWS RELEASE
A recent National Foundation for Credit Counseling survey conducted by Harris Interactive® revealed that 45 percent of all U.S. adults feel at most risk for identity theft when making a purchase with a ..
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Scammers Use Phone Relay to Target Businesses
09/09/2009
NEWS RELEASE
RICHMOND, Va. – Recent calls to the Better Business Bureau (BBB) point to a growing number of cases in which scam artists use telephone relay services to defraud small businesses.
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New Rule Outlaws Most Automated Sales Calls
08/28/2009
RICHMOND, Va. – So called “robocallers” could face stiff penalties beginning Sept. 1.
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Widespread Harassment from Phony Debt Collectors Raises Concerns of Mass Data Breach
08/03/2009
BBB is issuing a national alert today about phony debt collectors that are calling consumers and claiming that they have defaulted on a payday loan and will be arrested if they don’t pay immediately.
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