Better Business Bureau

Scams, Internet

Phishing Scams And How To Avoid Them

Chances are that if you own a phone or computer, an attempt to steal your identify has been made by scammers.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/04/2013

(Photo credit KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Better Business Bureau Warns Of Online Coupon Scams

The Better Business Bureau is warning couponers to beware of a scam to steal your information online, masked in a way to save you money.

01/17/2013

Wind knocked over tree in Dover.

Saugus Police Warn Of ‘Storm Chaser’ Scams After Hurricane Sandy

Police say they come out of the woodwork after natural disasters – people soliciting plumbing, contracting or electrical work but instead steal or don’t complete the proper work.

11/01/2012

magazine

I-Team: Magazine Subscribers Ripped Off By Mail Scam

There’s nothing worse than paying for something and getting nothing in return. That’s exactly what a lot of magazine subscribers say is happening to them.

09/28/2012

Cash, Million Dollars, Currency, U.S. Dollar

Better Business Bureau Singles Out Chinatown Travel Agency

The Bureau’s Julie Fleming says Sky Energy Travel has the the subject of numerous consumer complaints.

08/09/2012

Consumer Protection Division.

Top Consumer Complaints Of 2011

Complaints about home improvement contractors, along with used cars, insurance policies and foreclosure scams were among the top consumer gripes in Massachusetts.

03/13/2012

Ponzi Scheme, Wealth Building Scheme, Scam

National Consumer Protection Week: Wealth Building Schemes

Infomercials – These are program-length TV and radio commercials that tout making money.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/08/2012

There have been reports of people trying to take advantage of families who don't have power.

Warning Over Post-Storm Door-To-Door Utility Scams

With hundreds of thousands of people still without power, so-called storm scammers are trying to take advantage.

11/01/2011

File Image (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Are Prepaid Car Maintenance Plans Worth The Money?

It is a question you may be asked the next time you buy a car: Do you want a prepaid maintenance plan?

10/13/2011

Groupon

Some Companies Can’t Keep Up With Groupon Demand

Smaller companies can get overwhelmed with orders, and customers are not getting the same experience that you would without the deal.

10/12/2011

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