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How to Protect Yourself after a Data Breach

Better Business Bureau (BBB) offers tips for consumers in wake of Equifax data breach

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Report Scams, Watch out for “Storm Chasers”, and Donate Wisely after Natural Disasters

As Texas continues clean-up efforts from Hurricane Harvey, and Florida and the Caribbean begin the long work of recovering from Hurricane Irma, the Better Business Bureau is continuing to urge caution when it comes to donations, storm clean-up, and rebuilding. Several reports

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Phishing Scam Claims to Be from BBB, Cites Federal “Violations”

New phishing scam targets businesses

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Free On-Site Document Shredding is Coming to South San Francisco!

Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern Coastal California invites the community to “Secure Your ID Day” on Saturday, Oct. 14

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BBB and Give.org Offer Tips on Helping Texas in the Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

Donate only to trustworthy charities, be cautious of crowd-funding efforts and “storm chasers”

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Posted in Business Tips, Consumer Tips, Consumer/Business Services, Scams

Phishing Scam Mimics BBB Complaint Procedures

BBB warns of a new phishing scam targeting businesses

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Scam Alert: Don’t Fall for Lower Energy Bills Con

Scammers use high summer electricity bills to trick you in to sharing personal information

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