Parents Beware of Child Beauty or Modeling Offers. BBB Complaints Raise Red Flags
09/09/2010
NEWS RELEASE
If your child is interested in modeling or you think your child may have a real future in acting or modeling, be on the lookout for scammers. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) warns that some modeling ag..
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Thousands Complain to BBB about Satellite TV. Beware before Signing Up this Football.
09/07/2010
According to company reports, DirecTV has more than 18 million customers in the US and Dish Network has more than 14 million. The complex policies and fees that are sometimes unique to satellite service..
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More Credit Card Rules take Effect Sunday. BBB Cautions Consumers about Remaining Fees.
08/25/2010
The new rules limit penalties for paying your bill late and eliminate fees for not using your card. They also prohibit credit card companies from charging you more than one fee for a single event or tra..
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College-Bound Student? BBB Offers Eight Safety Tips to Fight Identity Theft
08/18/2010
NEWS RELEASE
According to the 2010 Identity Fraud Survey Report released by Javelin Strategy and Research, more than 11 million people became victims of identity theft in 2009. Young adults aged 18-24 took the longe..
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The Shoplifting Dilemma…Why We Should Care. Better Business Bureau works to Prevent Lifelong Cons..
08/11/2010
NEWS RELEASE
In New York State, petit larceny can carry up to a one year jail sentence, a fine up to one thousand dollars, a criminal record or all of the above. If you’re one of the lucky few, you’ll have an opport..
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Give Like a Billionaire Would …Be Shrewd About it! BBB Wise Giving Alliance recommends donors res..
08/09/2010
“Every generous person with giving experience has a thorough process for scrutinizing charities in order to determine which worthy causes will be able to stretch their dollar the farthest,” said David P..
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BBB Fraud Alert; Reliability Report Falsified by F Rated Financial Freedom Inc.
08/03/2010
“As long as this company offers advanced fee loans, they will always have our lowest rating of “F”,” added Polino. “We have notified the BBB National office and attorneys that Financial Freedom has fals..
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Here Today – Hoodwinked Tomorrow? BBB Warns Job Hunters to Beware; Bogus Work-at-Home Offers Rise..
07/27/2010
NEWS RELEASE
“No one should be hung out to dry that’s for sure, but even if the offer appears to be solid there’s more checking and rechecking to do before you accept a job from an online employer,” added Polino. “T..
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BBB Expels Collection, Window and Five Other Businesses. Failure to Uphold BBB Standards Causes L..
07/20/2010
NEWS RELEASE
“While revoking accreditation is an unfortunate outcome, maintaining our standards of trust in the marketplace is paramount,” added Polino.
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Knock Knock …Scammer Calling? Better Business Bureau Issues Door-to-Door Sales Alert
07/08/2010
NEWS RELEASE
While many door-to-door salesmen are honest, BBB says to beware and proceed with caution. Door-to-door solicitation is an age-old sales method but most bargains are not worth the risk of doing business ..
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