Beware of Mystery Shopping Scams
03/15/2012
NEWS RELEASE
In the area of Work-at-Home Companies, Better Business Bureau receives the most inquiries about “Mystery Shopping”. If you are asked to cash a check and then wire money back, it is a scam!
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BBB Warns of Spam Texts Being Sent to Steal Consumer’s Personal Information.
03/09/2012
NEWS RELEASE
A new year means a new scam, this time, targeting cell phone users.“Smishing,” similar to “phishing,” uses text messages to bait consumers into divulging their personal information.
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BBB Fake Emails Continue to Pile Up
02/24/2012
NEWS RELEASE
Businesses and consumers across the country have been hit by an on-going email scam that appears to be from the Better Business Bureau.
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BBB warns senior citizens that the “Grandparent Scam” is back
02/10/2012
NEWS RELEASE
Well-meaning senior citizens who think they are helping a grandchild in distress are becoming victims of another wave of the so-called “Grandparent Scam,” warns Better Business Bureau of Western Ontario..
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BBB warns of phone calls claiming to fix fake computer problem
01/03/2012
NEWS RELEASE
A phone scam that has plagued the UK and Australia during the past couple of years is now making an appearance here in Ontario and the scam artists are using a well-known name to attack vulnerable consu..
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URGENT SCAM ALERT: Email Claiming It’s From BBB is a Scam
12/07/2011
NEWS RELEASE
Better Business Bureau is issuing an urgent SCAM alert cautioning businesses and consumers about an email that looks like it is from BBB, with the subject line “Complaint from your customers.” This e-ma..
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BBB Announces Finalists for 2011 BBB Business Integrity Awards
10/27/2011
NEWS RELEASE
The Better Business Bureau is pleased to announce the selection of the three finalists for the BBB Business Integrity Awards. They are, in alphabetical order, Advanced Basement Systems, Armour Shield..
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BBB iPhone App Now Available
10/13/2011
NEWS RELEASE
BBB Search app, a convenient, mobile BBB solution available for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
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Gold Prices Are Up – but be Careful when Selling your Jewellery
09/28/2011
NEWS RELEASE
As stock markets plunged gold prices continued to soar and many consumers are trading their unwanted jewellery for cash, using options to sell gold online, at in-home ‘gold parties’, or through local je..
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BBB Urges Caution in Wake of Goderich Tornado
08/31/2011
NEWS RELEASE
In the aftermath of the Tornado in Goderich, the BBB urges the public to exercise caution when hiring a contractor to repair damage.
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