BBB Warns Against Online Ads for Acai Diet Pills and Work from Home Jobs
10/07/2010
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The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers to be wary of free trial offers online for diet pills, work at home jobs and teeth whiteners among other products and services. In this year alone, BBB ha..
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Identity Theft Scam Targets Job Hunters
10/01/2010
NEWS RELEASE
The Orlando Sentinel reported in a recent article about a global identity theft scheme that used stolen corporate information to scam hundreds of thousands of job hunters.
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Be Cautious of Online Penny Auction Sites
10/01/2010
NEWS RELEASE
The discounts offered on penny auction sites are tempting, but the Better Business Bureau warns bargain hunters that they should stop and do their research before making their first bid.
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New Rules for Debt Relief Companies Help Consumers
08/04/2010
The Federal Trade Commission has changed the rules for debt relief companies. They can no longer collect advance fees as of October 27, 2010 (see provisions at www.ftc.gov). This should help consumers..
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Another Who's Who - How Many Are There?
07/30/2010
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Doesn’t everyone let these emails go into their SPAM folder? Does anyone believe them? Consumers frequently ask why companies that send SPAM emails like this stay in business – my reply is that cons..
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What Will I Do Without Erik?
07/29/2010
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Customer service comes in two forms. One is the interaction where you do business and never see that sales person again. The other is where you form a relationship with the sales/customer service pers..
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Zions Bank Phishing Scam
07/13/2010
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Anothing Phishing scam using the Zions Bank name is going around (see below). My SPAM blocker wouldn’t even let me access the website listed – a message displayed which said “The phishing page is blocke..
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United Nations Phishing Scam
07/12/2010
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This United Nations scam has been revived.  Similar emails cir..
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Caveat Emptor – Let the Buyer Beware
06/11/2010
NEWS RELEASE
This old warning seems to be especially apt these days when money is tight and time is a luxury.
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Obama's Foundation and the United Nations
05/11/2010
NEWS RELEASE
Another Nigerian scheme – this one uses the Obama name, United Nations and the fact that you have been scammed to lure victims in. Do not fall for this scam (people do, that’s why they keep sending t
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