Don't get cheated this Valentine's Day
02/11/2016
NEWS RELEASE
Scammers are looking to break hearts this Valentine’s Day. With an uptick in online dating, flower sales and weekend getaway deals —there’s a number of ways to get cheated. Better Business Bureau Northw..
Read the full article
PayPal scam grows in frequency and sophistication
02/02/2016
BBB IN THE NEWS
You post a big-ticket item like a vehicle, computer or furniture. An interested buyer contacts you and says he wants to buy the item right away. You arrange to meet for the exchange. When you arrive, ho..
Read the full article
Be a vigilant customer
02/02/2016
BBB IN THE NEWS
He wrote, “His company could have saved me $95.00 if they had informed me that they were going to quote me $1000.00 to repair each appliance. True or not, this left me with the belief that the repairman..
Read the full article
Protect personal information this Data Privacy Day
01/26/2016
NEWS RELEASE
Better Business Bureau urges everyone, business and consumer alike, to keep personal information secure. Thurs., Jan. 28 marks the annual Data Privacy Day.
Read the full article
Don't bundle a scam into your cable deal
01/25/2016
BBB IN THE NEWS
A Boise man reported a text message advertising a great price for a bundled deal of phone, cable TV, and internet. It sounded like a great deal, but it was a fake. Scam artists know your cable televisio..
Read the full article
Looking for a puppy? Don't get ripped off
01/13/2016
BBB IN THE NEWS
Published 1/10/16 in the Argus Observer. You decide it's time to add a cute, cuddly puppy to the family. You do an online search, and there he is: the perfect dog. You send the paperwork and the money, ..
Read the full article
Spot fake coupons being shared on social media
01/12/2016
BBB IN THE NEWS
Printed January 8, 2015 in the Idaho Statesman. A recent post passed around Facebook was a fake coupon for a major sporting-goods store. The advertisement said that for a New Year’s deal, if you invite ..
Read the full article
Make a budget and stick to it in the New Year
01/07/2016
NEWS RELEASE
Many people start the new year with leftover debt from the previous year, and additional interest month after month just makes the problem worse as the year goes on. If one of your resolutions is to cre..
Read the full article
New Year's Resolution: Avoid Scams in 2016
12/31/2015
BBB IN THE NEWS
Printed 12/26/15 in the Idaho Press-Tribune. In the New Year, many scammers will be ramping up their tactics. How about making some New Year’s resolutions to protect your money and identity?
Read the full article
Making a return? Consider the ethics
12/29/2015
BBB IN THE NEWS
Printed December 25, 2015 in the Idaho Statesman. Every Christmas, the Better Business Bureau offers some variation of advice on how to return unwanted gifts to stores. This year, BBB asks shoppers to c..
Read the full article
12345678910..7879Next »