Broken Heart

February Means Romance…and Romance Scams

As the month when Valentine’s Day falls on the calendar, February has a reputation for being “prime time” for romance. While that may or may not be true, it’s definitely a time when scammers seek to prey on those searching for romantic interests online. Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota ® (BBB) advises…
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BBB Of MN/ND Releases Final Statistics For 2015

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota ® (BBB) has compiled lists of the Top Ten industries for consumer complaints and inquiries, according to their final statistics for 2015. These numbers are for complaints and inquiries from consumers in Minnesota and North Dakota regarding businesses which are headquartered in our region. The local BBB…
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BBB Tips On Ordering Valentine’s Day Flowers

Valentine’s Day, February 14, is a big day for a lot of people, especially couples, romantic hopefuls and florists. Chances are, those in the fresh flower business are already prepared for the holiday. Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) advises consumers to start making their preparations as well. Though florists will no…
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Top Ten Scams

Top-Reported Scams Of 2015

BBB Scam Tracker, an interactive online tool which people can use to learn about and report scams, was launched in 2015. Since being activated locally, Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota ® (BBB) has seen some clear trends emerge, trends that show that some scams – particularly the IRS and tech support scam…
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January 28 Is Data Privacy Day

Data Privacy Day (DPD), an international effort to highlight the importance of protecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust, takes place Thursday, January 28 this year. The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) assumed leadership of this initiative in 2011. Better Business Bureau (BBB) regularly partners with NCSA on data security campaigns and is participating in…
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