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Scam Sent To Duluth Residents
Charity Scam sent out to Duluth Residents I got one of these letters in the mail marketing Duluth, MN. It is a scam. This would be a good one to check on Charity Navigator. I sent it out to some nat...
6/2/13 at 7:54 AM Medicare Fraud 2/14/13 at 6:05 PM
Consumer Scams 8/9/10 at 12:51 AM
Consumer Alert: 5 Ways to Spot a Loan Modification Scam
Many homeowners are facing a seemingly never-ending sea of document requests and resubmission of paperwork to their lenders. There is an increase in mail and telephone solicitations as well. Many of t...
4/25/13 at 9:09 AM The Truth About Debt Settlement Companies 3/15/13 at 9:14 AM
Income Tax Preparation: How to choose reputable tax preparers and avoid scams 2/14/13 at 11:10 AM
BBB Advice for Donating to Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts
As Hurricane Sandy churns into the history books, millions of people along the East Coast and down through the Caribbean will be struggling for months, if not years, to return their lives to normal. E...
11/1/12 at 9:52 AM BBB Tips for Avoiding Rental Property Scams 5/23/12 at 11:57 AM
Financial Exploitation of Elders
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day recently focused on the increasing financial exploitation of the elderly population. Taking advantage of the elderly and vulnerable can come in two forms: Outside sour...
6/25/12 at 6:00 AM
Scams & Spams
There are way too many spams and scams going on. Someone wrote me an e-mail that was a spam, making it sound sincere that she was helping a breast cancer patient. Totally not true. The event is not ha...
3/28/12 at 4:23 PM
You've just won $8.5 million -- Not!
So it's a day like any other day until you get the call. You've just won a new car or millions of dollars! You just need to wire them several hundred dollars or provide your bank account information t...
6/24/10 at 8:07 AM