Disaster fraud hotline set up to report Typhoon Haiyan scams

The Department of Justice, the FBI, and the National Center for Disaster Fraud (NCDF) are on the alert for disaster-related fraud in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan. If you suspect fraudulent activity associated with Typhoon Haiyan, report it to the toll-free NCDF hotline at 866-720-5721. The hotline is staffed 24/7, for the purpose of reporting…

Congrats to BBB employee of the month!

Congratulations Charles Wood, our Employee of the Month for November! Charles is a dedicated member of our Communications team focusing on investigations. He is a trusted employee whose job is to make sure businesses are trustworthy in the community. While his job is serious, he also has a great sense of humor! If you need…

BBB Alert: San Antonio Box Trucks takes money for nonexistent vehicles

BBB warns consumers about web-based truck dealership San Antonio Box Trucks offers vehicles for sale on its website, saboxtrucks.com, but according to consumers who contacted Better Business Bureau, the company takes upfront payments and the consumer never gets to see the vehicle in person. BBB serving Central, Coastal, Southwest Texas and the Permian Basin has…

Spot a BBB Seal, take a picture, send it to us — profit!

The #BBBInTheWild contest is ending soon! BBB, serving Central, Coastal, Southwest Texas and the Permian Basin asks people to take pictures of BBB seals they may see in out “in the wild” in our 79-county service area. The person who submits the winning photo will win a $100 Visa gift card. The business the winning consumer enters will…