July 12, 2017

BBB warns summer scams are starting to heat up

June 27 (660 News and Breakfast TV): BBB spoke to 660 News about seasonal summer scams including: high-pressure door-to-door sales tactics, summer job scams, travel/vacation scams, concert ticket/festival scams, fly-by-night contractor scams and opt-out lawn care contract schemes.  

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Unexpectedly large landscaping bill has Calgary woman rethinking Kijiji hire

June 28 (CTV News): BBB's Leah Brownridge spoke to CTV News about how consumers can protect themselves when hiring contractors online, including checking out the company's BBB Business Review, and insisting on a written contract, rather than text message or email agreements, before money exchanges hands.

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