President Obama is Not Offering to Pay Your Utility Bills
06/26/2012
A new scam is claiming that President Obama will pay your utility bills through a new federal program. Customers in several states have reported the scam.
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New Accountability Program Decisions Make Clear All Technologies Must Comply with Online Behavior..
05/31/2012
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BlueCava, Turn, DataXu, and OxaMedia Achieve Voluntary Compliance with Self-Regulatory Principles as Accountability Program Expands Its Enforcement and Compliance Guidance
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Consumers Get Smart and Shred, Shred, Shred to Prevent Fraud
05/15/2012
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More than 23,000 consumers and businesses participated in “Secure Your ID Day” on April 21 – 1.5 million pounds of documents were shredded at 75 free events around the United States and Canada.
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Don't Fall for Fake Amazon.com Cancellati​on Emails
05/15/2012
Online shoppers beware! The latest email phishing scam looks just like an order cancellation notice from Amazon.com. Be sure to double check suspicious emails you receive from the online retailer before..
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BBB Helps an Accredited Business Keep a Customer
05/11/2012
In early February, a consumer contacted BBB about furniture purchased from an accredited business. The furniture was delivered in damaged condition. The store sent a repair technician out to make the n..
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Protect Your Move and Yourself During National Moving Month
05/11/2012
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May 2, 2012 – Arlington, VA - May is National Moving Month and the start of the busiest time of year for changing residencies…which means unlicensed movers and dishonest scammers are waiting to take adv..
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New Phishing Scam Hurts Small Businesses
05/03/2012
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Small businesses and consumers across the country are falling victim to the latest email phishing scam that exploits BBB’s name. The campaign that started yesterday was the second biggest phishing scam ..
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BBB Advises Consumers to Select their Lawn Service Company Carefully
04/13/2012
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As the temperature continues to warm up, homeowners may consider hiring a lawn service to rejuvenate their lawn and take care of routine chores like lawn-mowing, landscaping and trimming. While hiring a..
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AmEx's "Thanks for Updating Your Email" Messages are Fakes
03/22/2012
American Express card holders beware! Scammers are using the credit card company's email address for a phishing scam. Consumers nationwide reported receiving fake emails informing them that their accoun..
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Ignore that Text! You Didn't Win a Walmart Gift Card
03/22/2012
Cell phone users across the country are receiving suspicious text messages that claim to be from Walmart. The texts tell consumers they won a free gift card... and all they have to do is click a link an..
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