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Scammers are Everywhere – Even LinkedIn

Just as job hunters use LinkedIn to connect with former colleagues and potential employers, scammers also use the networking service to find targets. If you have a LinkedIn account, watch out for suspicious “recruiters” and job offers. The scam works

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BBB’s Top Scams of 2017 (So Far)

BBB’s top scams of 2017 so far might surprise you.

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New Online Employment Scam Targets Job-Seekers

Are you currently looking for a job and using online job sites to aid your search? If so, watch out for employment scams! BBB is alerting job-seekers about an employment scam hi-jacking the name of legitimate Canadian construction companies. Most

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Travel Tips for Your Summer Vacation

Whether you live in the Bay Area and want to escape San Francisco’s infamous drizzly summer, or your neighborhood gets so hot in July and August that you want to visit cooler pastures, summer is the perfect time to travel!

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How to Keep your Identity Secure

Protect yourself from identity theft by securing your info online & offline, and avoiding scams.

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Free On-Site Document Shredding: Secure your ID with BBB!

Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern Coastal California invites the community to “Secure Your ID Day” on Saturday, April 22 in Concord!

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Sidestep Tax Scams With These Tips

During tax season, fraudsters are out to get your sensitive information. Follow these tips from your BBB to avoid tax scams.

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