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BBB Tip of the Week: Hiring A Plumber

There’s never a good time for a plumbing emergency. BBB can help consumers find trustworthy contractors to plug your leak, unclog your toilet, deal with frozen pipes or install a new water heater. 164 more words


Don't fall victim to tax-related identity theft

Tax season is upon us and if you’re expecting a refund this year, there are key things you need to know to ensure your money doesn’t end up in the wrong hands. 305 more words


Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week

Tax season is underway and the Federal Trade Commission has designated this as Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week.

It’s an effort to educate people and help prevent them from becoming victims of identity theft. 386 more words

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Scam hides computer virus in email alerts about child predators

CLEVELAND- An email scam capitalizing on parents’ fears could infect your computer with malware, like viruses, worms and Trojan horses.

The Better Business Bureau is warning people… 111 more words


Local Fire Agencies Threaten Legal Action Against Illinois Company

Businesses across Northeast Wisconsin may be receiving phone calls from an out-of-state company, asking them to advertise on magnetic dry erase boards it produces.

In turn, the company promises local fire and public safety agencies will hand them out to the community for free. 423 more words


Better Business Bureau Warns Of Sex Offender Database Scam

CHICAGO (CBS) – Consumer advocates were warning about a new email scam designed to trick you into sharing your sensitive personal information.

The Better Business Bureau said the email scam purportedly promises to identify child sex predators in your community. 232 more words


Ice Bucket Lessons: Two Fundamentals To Navigate PR Peaks And Valleys

Social media channels were filled with videos of the Ice Bucket Challenge in August 2014. The viral video wasn’t orchestrated by the ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) Association, but it resulted in tremendous awareness of the disease and raised millions of dollars in donations. 558 more words