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New Phone Scam Centers Around Affordable Care Act

Scammers call you up and tell you you’re among the first to receive a new insurance card under the Affordable Care Act. They say all they need is your address and Social Security number.

05/22/2013

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BBB Warns of Child Star Scams

The Better Business Bureau’s Chris Thetford says his office investigates dozens of so-called talent scouts that have and continue to scam area families.

05/20/2013

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Better Business Bureau Offers Tips For ‘Cyber Monday’

BBB President and CEO Michelle Cory says the name of the game is protecting your personal information online.

11/26/2012

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Overnight America: August 20, 2012 – Brenda Linnington, Dr. James Bruseth, Gene Kennedy

Brenda Linnington is the Director of the Military line of the Better Business Bureau.  She shares with us how members of the military can find out information relating to businesses in the military. Curator Dr. […]

08/20/2012

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BBB Issues Warning About Veterans Charity

Kirkwood based Precision Perfomance Marketing often uses sweepstakes to raise money, mostly for itself.

08/09/2012

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BBB: Beware of Hollywood Video Debt Notices

The movie rental chain shut down a few years ago, but apparently a couple of collection agencies don’t care.

07/06/2012

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Illinois Crackdown on Phone Cramming

“Scam artists use consumers’ phone numbers like credit cards, racking up charges for things they never ordered and don’t want and profiting to the tune of $2 billion each year.”

03/06/2012

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How to Keep Old Man Winter Outside

The BBB is offering a checklist for homeowners who want to get their homes ready for cold weather while also saving money.

01/03/2012

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Study Criticizes Debt Collection Industry

Complaints increase with rise in business

12/29/2011

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B.B.B. Warns About Email Scam

People have received emails from their bank saying they’ve become a victim of ID theft.

04/11/2011

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