‘Friendly’ Knock at Your Door? BBB Warns Against High Pressure Sales Offers
07/24/2013
NEWS RELEASE
In recent weeks warm weather has brought out sales people knocking on doors offering a variety of services. They can be young and well groomed, or just very friendly folks offering what seems to be a he..
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Emergency Scams Increase with Summer Travel
07/18/2013
NEWS RELEASE
Consumer scams are a serious problem in North America, and this is one of the most common: the Emergency Scam, where the scammer poses as a friend or family member in trouble, often overseas, and reques..
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BBB Warning: Phone Scam Aimed at Hotel Guests
07/11/2013
NEWS RELEASE
Many people will be traveling over the summer months and scammers will be waiting for you trying to trick you into divulging your credit card information by posing as hotel employees. BBB of Upstate New..
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BBB Alert: Pinterest Users Be on the Look Out for Phishing Threat
07/09/2013
NEWS RELEASE
A phishing scam is targeting Pinterest users. If you have a Pinterest account and receive an email notifying you of a successful password reset, think twice before clicking to see this alleged new passw..
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BBB Offers Contractor Do’s and Don’ts In Wake of Flooding
07/03/2013
NEWS RELEASE
In the wake of recent floods, many homeowners will need to hire additional cleanup help. Better Business Bureau sees home improvement businesses as one of their highest complaint areas every year. After..
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Don’t Trip and Fall with Last Minute Mother’s Day Shopping! BBB Offers Worry-Free Tips
06/18/2013
NEWS RELEASE
With just a few days left for your Mother’s Day shopping, BBB is advising consumers to pause before they check out whether buying online or in stores. Consumers will spend an average of $168.94 on Mom, ..
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Is Your Teen Learning to Drive? Heed BBB Advice Before Hitting the Road
06/18/2013
NEWS RELEASE
Our weather will soon be ideal but your nerves are a wreck! It’s exciting but scary for every parent when your eagerly-awaiting teenager gets behind the wheel as a new driver. This experience comes with..
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Elder Abuse Awareness Day: Western Union and BBB Promote Fraud Awareness on U.N. Observance
06/14/2013
NEWS RELEASE
The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payment services, and Better Business Bureau (BBB) announce efforts to promote awareness of scams that target seniors. June 15th is the United Na..
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BBB to Focus on Investigations Work at Conference
06/07/2013
NEWS RELEASE
As part of the organization's mission, to promote and foster trust in the marketplace, Better Business Bureau professionals will gather in Buffalo, New York for a conference focused on the organization'..
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BBB Warns Renters to Beware of Bogus Home Rentals
06/06/2013
NEWS RELEASE
Better Business Bureau is warning renters to be on the lookout for scammers on Craigslist and other online classifieds when searching for a home. Phony ads for rental properties are cropping up, and are..
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