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The Federal Trade Commission has launched consumer.ftc.gov, a new website that provides information to help inform consumers. According to the site’s blog: The site is dynamic and integrates a slew of features, including videos and games, better search results, and a … Continue reading
While the holiday season can bring out the best in people, it can also bring out those pesky Grinches looking to taking advantage of our festive spirit. Better Business Bureau is warning of the following five most common holiday scams … Continue reading
Senior citizens are a common target for financial scams. According to Investor Protection Trust, one in five Americans over the age of 65 have been financially swindled. There are numerous reasons why seniors are commonly targeted by scam artists: They … Continue reading
According to the Wall Street Journal, about 7 percent of smartphone owners fell victim to identity-fraud in 2011 and are also about one-third more likely to fall prey to identity fraud than the general public. Protecting your smartphone is just … Continue reading
Your BBB is offering FREE shredding and recycling at the 7th semi-annual fall Shred Day events this month. BBB will be at the following locations collecting up to 5 boxes of paper documents for shredding and recycling. Corpus Christi: Saturday, … Continue reading