Corpus Christ PD Cautions About Warrants Scam

The Corpus Christi Police Department is warning residents of a scam where callers are pretending to be officers. According to police, a resident received a call over the weekend from a 361 area code number.  The caller identified themselves as Lieutenant Wade Harris and said a warrant was out for the arrest of the resident.  The caller then…

Check out that (bogus) check–or better yet, just throw it away

A check in the mail isn’t always good news. If you weren’t expecting it and don’t know the people who sent it, it’s probably a fake–and it could get you into a lot of trouble. Your BBB just got a call from a consumer in Corpus Christi whose son got a very official-looking check for $2,700,…

BBB’s Corpus Christi Shred Day is a hit

Nearly 500 consumers and businesses in the Coastal Bend area turned out on Saturday, April 20 to participate in the bi-annual Better Business Bureau Shred Day event at KIII-TV Studio on Padre Island Drive. The event gave local consumers and businesses an opportunity to prevent identity theft and help the environment through free on-site document…

BBB Invites You to the 2011 Fall Shred Day

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, Oct. 15, at the KIII-TV studios (5002 S. Padre Island Dr.) Austin: Saturday, Oct. 22,…