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Memorial Day Home Repair Reminder

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — The long Memorial Day weekend often inspires some home improvement projects, but the Department of Consumer Protection wants to remind you to be sure and do your homework when hiring a contractor to do the work. 182 more words

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WARNING: NEW SCAM ACCORDING TO BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU

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Better Business Bureau of Central New England is warning consumers to beware of scammers claiming to be affiliated with their organization.

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Financial elder abuse a growing concern in Alberta

Financial elder abuse is on the rise, and some on the front lines of senior protection are calling for mandatory reporting laws for banks.

California passed a law in 2005 that required banks and credit unions to report suspected elder abuse. 1,091 more words

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BBB Wise Giving Alliance joins federal and state regulators for major charity fraud announcement

BBB WGA Offers Tips to Avoid Donor Deception

BBB Wise Giving Alliance (BBB WGA) teamed up with the Federal Trade Commission, State Attorneys General and State Charity Regulators this week in an effort to help the donating public avoid questionable fundraising circumstances and find trustworthy charities to support. 520 more words

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4 Tennessee cancer charities accused of scamming $187 million from consumers

This story comes to us from our sister station WATE

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – A lawsuit has been filed against four Tennessee non-profits, alleging they scammed more than $187 million from people around the country. 925 more words

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Better Business Bureau Offers Tips For People Hiring Movers

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – From cleaning up the neighborhood to finding a brand new one, moving season is getting under way.

New York’s Better Business Bureau wants to make sure everyone moving gets a fair deal. 87 more words

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Using the BBB Accreditation Review Extension in Google AdWords

Word of mouth has always been one of the most potent forms of advertising. Ever since businesses have been around, what customers thought of the service or product affected other people’s decisions. 652 more words

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