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Beware of Scammers on National Puppy Day

Tomorrow is National Puppy Day, and Better Business Bureau (BBB) is providing tips on buying or adopting a pet and reminding consumers to be on guard against online puppy scams. “Don’t be in a hurry when deciding to bring a dog in

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Posted in Computers - Internet - Privacy, Consumer Tips, Scams

Understanding and Avoiding Tax Identity Theft

Have you started filing your taxes? Although taxes aren’t due until April 17, the sooner you file, the better. One of the biggest benefits is that filing early can help prevent tax-related identity theft. According to the Internal Revenue Service

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

BBB Study: Sophisticated Scheme Helps Tech Support Scammers Bilk Millions from U.S. Victims

Learn the red flags and how to protect yourself

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

Tips for Hiring a Trustworthy Painter

BBB offers helpful tips for your next painting project

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

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

Scam Alert: Con Artists Target Ride Share Drivers

Scammers impersonate ride sharing companies to steal drivers’ personal information and wages

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Posted in Business Tips, Consumer/Business Services, Scams