Better Business Bureau

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Victims Say Phone Scammers Are Going To The Extreme, 80 Calls A Day

A local woman is learning that some telephone scammers never give up.

12/10/2013

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Consumers Spent Over $14 Billion In Unwanted Credit Card Charges

Sometimes it seems like there’s a free trial offer for everything.

07/25/2013

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Don’t Get Ripped Off On Magazine Renewals

If you get a notice in the mail telling you it’s time to renew your magazine subscription, make sure you read that renewal carefully.

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Walmart Issues Warning About New Email Scam

There are two new scams to warn you about.

05/16/2013

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New Microsoft Scam Affecting Local Residents

We have a warning for you about a scam that’s going around. It begins with a phone call.

05/03/2013

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McKeesport Couple Claims Repair Shop Will Not Repair Minivan

A man from McKeesport says his ailing wife and premature baby are being put at risk because a car repair shop has kept his minivan for weeks and will not repair it.

04/12/2013

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Expert Tips For Picking The Right Tax Preparer

It’s that time of year again when taxpayers agonize over their tax returns. And, no surprise, nearly two out of three of us pay for outside help to do it right, but who we get to help is not a simple matter.

02/22/2013

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BBB Issues Warning About “Do Not Call List” Scams

The Better Business Bureau has issued a warning about scam artists pretending to be protecting you from telemarketers.

02/07/2013

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Scammers Find New Ways To Get Your Money

Don’t think you’re too smart to get taken. Some of the newest scams have twists and turns you might never expect.

02/04/2013

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Woman Shares Puppy Scam Warning After Almost Falling Victim 3 Times

The holidays are the time of year scam artists kick things up a notch, and a woman from Churchill looking to get two puppies suspects she was almost scammed three different times.

12/05/2012

School Supplies

Shop Smart on Back-to-School Supplies this School Year

The days of summer are drawing to a close and annual back-to-school specials are starting to surface. Whether you plan to shop…

08/22/2012

military-rev

BBB Educates on Scams Targeting the Military through BBB Military Line

A majority of Americans see members of the military and are reminded of their bravery and sacrifices for our freedom. Unfortunately, unethical schemers…

08/22/2012

Senior Citizens

Protecting Senior Citizens Against Fraud

With scams and schemes on the rise, senior citizens remain high-target victims for unethical businesses. In some scams, more than 80 percent of the victims are…

08/22/2012

Coupons

Check the Facts before Clipping Coupons

Shopping with coupons has become almost a competitive sport, with cable television shows featuring people who get piles of groceries for little or no cash. Coupons are…

08/22/2012

Storm

BBB Warns of Soliciting Storm Chasers

Many areas throughout Western Pennsylvania have been affected by storm damage from the recent severe weather. From flooding to roof and tree…

08/22/2012

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