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Top Three Riskiest Scams for Military Families and Veterans

As Veterans Day approaches, your Better Business Bureau (BBB) urges service members to keep an eye out for scams

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Posted in Consumer Tips, Consumer/Business Services, Credit - Mortgage - Payments, Scams

BBB Study: Pet Scams Use Phony Ads, Websites to Victimize Thousands of U.S. Consumers

A West African-based scheme to sell non-existent puppies and other pets to unsuspecting U.S. consumers may be significantly more organized and widespread than generally believed, according to a just-released report by Better Business Bureau (BBB). BBB warns that the scams

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Posted in Computers - Internet - Privacy, Consumer Tips, Consumer/Business Services, Credit - Mortgage - Payments, Scams

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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BBB Warning: Scam Tempts Timeshare Owners with Great Prices

Scammers ask targets to wire thousands to Mexico for “fees” and other phony charges

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College Students Need to Protect Themselves from Identity Theft

Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern Coastal California advises students on protecting their identity

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Don’t Fall for Deceptive Fourth of July Sales

Better Business Bureau (BBB) offers tips to protect yourself from misleading advertising this Fourth of July weekend

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Posted in Consumer Tips, Consumer/Business Services, Credit - Mortgage - Payments

Is That Check You Received Really as Safe as You Think?

The new Better Business Bureau (BBB) Risk Index highlights an impactful scam many may be unaware of

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