BBB Hosts Panel Discussion on Scams Against Business

January 26, 2017
DAYTON, OHIO, January 26, 2017 – Area businesses are frequently the targets of scammers. Better Business Bureau serving Dayton/Miami Valley is hosting a panel discussion featuring industry experts to discuss scams and how business owners can protect their operations. Join us for…
Avoiding Business Schemes and Scams
Wednesday, February 1
Breakfast Buffet: 8:30 – 9 a.m.
Panel Discussion: 9 – 11 a.m.
Dayton Racquet Club, 40 N. Main St., Dayton
Cost: $35 BBB Accredited Businesses and Charities/WiBN Members; 
$45 Others
Law enforcement experts, along with government agency and BBB experts, will share the latest scam trends. Panelists include:
•Bob Bowman, Security Director, The Greene Town Center
•Kevin Kovacs, DARE and Crime Prevention Officer, Beavercreek Police Department
•Christy Mauch, VP of Operations, Better Business Bureau
•Danielle Murphy, Consumer Educator, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s Consumer Protection Section
•Joseph Coyle, Digital Sales Manager, Sinclair Broadcasting Group
During the event, attendees will learn about the scams currently targeting Miami Valley businesses, what scams are expected to be problematic this spring and current events that scammers have taken advantage of to perpetrate their schemes. Panelists will also share why they think scammers are successful with their ploys and offer tips to help businesses protect themselves. In addition, they will share details on programs businesses can use to protect themselves from criminals. 
For more information or to register for this event, visit or call (937) 610-2292.
About Your BBB Serving Dayton and the Miami Valley
For more than 100 years, Better Business Bureau has been helping people find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. In 2014, people turned to BBB more than 165 million times for BBB Business Reviews on more than 4.7 million businesses and Charity Reports on 11,000 charities, all available for free at BBB serving Dayton and the Miami Valley is one of 112 local, independent BBBs across the United States, Canada and Mexico. BBB serving Dayton and the Miami Valley serves seven and half Ohio counties, including Clark, Darke, Greene, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, Shelby and northern Warren counties. Your Dayton-based BBB is unique in that it provides business solutions and consumer services in specialized areas to other BBBs, businesses and consumers. It remains focused on the Miami Valley, but through these key products and services, it is an international organization.