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BBB Issues Warning About Art Heist, Hollywood Framed

Consumers allege Leander-based websites take money, don’t deliver BBB recently investigated two websites based in Leander, Texas. Consumers from across the country allege they ordered prints and framed art from art-heist.com and hollywoodframed.com, but either never received their orders, received … Continue reading

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BBB Rewind 7-9-12

Catch our latest video blog where we discuss group buying websites and what to do if you are without Internet access due to malware.

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Keep an eye out for fake reviews

When you’re checking out a new business, your first stop should always be Better Business Bureau. But, no smart consumer relies on one source alone. Online customer reviews can be an invaluable source for information about the overall customer experience … Continue reading

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Three Internet Scams to Avoid in 2012

Last year, several new and refurbished cyber scams attacked consumers’ computers in an attempt to capture personal information and spread damaging viruses. Resolve to be a savvier Internet user in 2012 by recognizing the common ways scammers attempt to steal … Continue reading

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Misspelling a website could lead to a malicious site

In an article from USA Today, an internet security firm is warning that a botched keystroke while typing an online address can give computer criminals a chance to hijack your system. As many as 2,000 so-called typosquatters, which use sites … Continue reading

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Two More Cyber-Scams Stalking Consumers’ Inboxes

This morning, we sent a warning to consumers across the country to be on the lookout for five common social media scams rearing their collective ugly heads. Unfortunately, right on cue, we came across two more cyber-scams today that you … Continue reading

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Savvy Tips for Selling Your Gold

The price of gold is currently more than $1,600 an ounce and many consumers are looking to turn their old jewelry or coins into next month’s car payment. In fact, more than 2,600 people have turned to BBB for advice … Continue reading

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Advance Fee Loans Scamming Consumers Out of Thousands

Consumers strapped for cash may be willing to turn to unreliable sources for loans and grants. BBB warns consumers to think twice before pursuing a loan offer that is too good to be true. BBB recently became aware of a … Continue reading

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