Better Business Bureau

The Better Business Bureau’s ten steps to avoid scams at Christmas | The Province

The Better Business Bureau has developed steps you can take to avoid being scammed this Christmas, or anytime.<p>“If you can just remember these 10 …

Canadian News

Shoppers, think twice before you click an invoice like this during the holiday season

Keep a close eye on your inbox if you plan to shop this holiday season: the Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning the public about fake email …

Identity Theft

In Depth: BBB offers important holiday shopping tips

Raleigh-- Whether you're hitting up Thanksgiving Doorbuster sales, Black Friday deals, Small Business Saturday offers, Cyber Monday treats or you're …

Determine

BBB: Protect yourself from holiday shopping scams

Black Friday is just two days away. Cyber Monday comes soon after. Steve Bernas of the Better Business Bureau shared some tips on how to make sure …

Shopping

These 5 websites have the best Black Friday deals

CLEVELAND, OH - Black Friday 2017 is next Friday, Nov. 24. This year, stores are more desperate and more competitive than ever before. They want your …

Shopping

Scam

(VANCOUVER NEWS1130) — Local search and rescue groups want you to be aware of the latest phone scam making the rounds.<p>The BC Search and Rescue …

Canada Revenue Agency

AAA expects the busiest Thanksgiving traffic in more than a decade

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -<p>AAA is expecting the busiest Thanksgiving weekend traffic in more than a decade.<p>According to AAA, almost 51 million Americans …

Oregon

U.S. supplier accused of sending bogus invoices to Manitoba firms

A New York company is facing multiple charges after trying to bilk 110 businesses, including five in Manitoba, by charging them for cleaning supplies …

Canadian News

KIYC: Animal cruelty charges filed against AHS director

Kane in Your CornerMore>><p>Updated:Wednesday, November 15 2017 6:49 PM EST2017-11-15 23:49:02 GMT<p>The executive director of the troubled Associated …

New Jersey

This Bride Just Lost a Trove of Photos in an App-Based Wedding Photography Scam

A website and app that commissions your wedding guests to be your event photographers is apparently a total scam according to Priscialla Kramer, a …

Photography

Bride is out hundreds of dollars over alleged wedding photo scam

Photography scams are not uncommon. New ones seem to be appearing regularly, and old ones just never seem to die off. Usually, they’re in the form of …

Weddings

Better Business Bureau awards handed out in London

Two London businesses were recognized during the Better Business Bureau’s 20th annual Business Integrity Awards.<p>The awards are presented to …

Canadian News

Amazon scam: Convincing fake emails try to trick people into revealing their bank details

Internet users are being targeted by a fake email claiming to have been sent by Amazon.<p>The scam message features the company’s logo and even social …

Identity Theft

Scam "confirm your account" emails target Amazon users

If you’re one of those people who already is in the Christmas spirit and has started shopping online, the last thing you probably want to hear is …

Identity Theft

These are the top places to work in Michigan

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>The Free Press Top Workplaces Awards were recently awarded.<p>The most desirable places to work in Michigan were named and celebrated …

The Workplace

Why You Need to Take Control of Your Retirement Right Now

Ask yourself three basic questions — concerning Social Security, pensions and your future lifestyle — to help get your planning in gear.<p>If you're a …

Retirement

Better Business Bureau to give more cyber security help to small firms

One of the biggest problems Canada faces is getting small businesses to lower the risk of being victims of cyber attacks by toughening their …

Cybersecurity

Family Loses Everything After Home Is Swept Away in Storm

Updated:Nov 2, 2017 6:10 PM2017-11-03 01:10:07 GMT<p>An Ohio teen facing road rage charges bolted from court as a judge sentenced him to jail, and then …

Crime

Take It From an Insider: Here Are the 8 Best Payment Services for E-Commerce Companies

Not all payment providers are created equal.<p>As a leader in the payment services industry, I would tell you that my company Due, is one of the best platforms for an e-commerce business. However, in working within this industry, I've seen other payment services companies that offer a set of features …

Banking

Boyfriend of Woman Who Vanished 28 Years Ago Is Arrested in Her Murder

Updated:Nov 2, 2017 6:10 PM2017-11-03 01:10:07 GMT<p>An Ohio teen facing road rage charges bolted from court as a judge sentenced him to jail, and then …

Crime

BBB joins CCPD to present a Community Fraud Fair

The Better Business Bureau is teaming up with police to help make businesses and individuals aware of how to protect themselves against those who …

QuickQuote Insurance Website Review

QuickQuote was one of the very first websites to offer life insurance quotes online. It is a pioneer within the industry. This was back in 1995 when …

Insurance

Small business owner says Groupon accounting confusion cost her $2,000

DENVER -- A small business owner who depends on Groupon for new business said some accounting oddities have cost her $2,000 and she hopes her story …

Small Business

Organizers of canceled pet expo in St. Charles blame worker — who thought boss was Antichrist

This St. Charles pet show took a very unexpected turn last week.

St. Louis

Feds: Black and Hispanic people more vulnerable to fraud

CLOSE<p>Take these steps to make sure opportunists don't get the best of you when hiring someone to provide a service.<p>It took courage for Marcella …

Des Moines

Five must-knows if an HOA sends you a notice to re-paint your home

Each year in the Valley of the Sun, it’s an occurrence that catches hundreds (if not more) of homeowners off-guard: an HOA letter that states it’s …

Home Improvement

How My Mom Taught Me to Make Websites

<i>Originally posted on May 29, 2012 at sumeetjain.com.</i><p>I learned to build websites when I was primary school age. Like many of a child's hobbies, my …

Programming

How Online Review Sites Place a Huge Impact On Businesses — Digital Marketing Agency

Most small businesses and companies don’t think about online reviews and the impact they can have both positively and negatively on your …

Small Business

Feds, 11 states crack down on student loan scams

Federal and state officials have launched the first national crackdown on companies that they say gouge student loan borrowers, accusing them of taking more than $95 million in illegal fees in recent years and falsely promising debt relief.<p>The Federal Trade Commission, 11 states and the District of …

Business

2 Investigators: Mover Accused Of Gouging Customers

<b>(CBS) —</b> A move can be one of the most stressful times of your life. Some people say a local moving company makes a difficult situation much worse, …