BBB Offers Student Of Integrity Scholarships

Awards Open to Minnesota and North Dakota High School Seniors Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota ® (BBB) is once again offering Student of Integrity Scholarships for Minnesota and North Dakota high school students entering their senior year. This year, $13,000 in scholarship funds will be awarded. These scholarships – which are presented…
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Late Summer Means Fun Runs – And Possible Pitfalls

In recent years, the number of fun runs – themed races such as Color Runs and obstacle and Mud Runs – offered to racing enthusiasts and beginners has grown significantly. Though many of these races deliver on their promise of fun and adventure, there have been some issues in recent years. Better Business Bureau of…
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Scammers Tune Up Classic Scams

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota ® (BBB) is warning consumers of a new spin on some common schemes. By now, most people have heard about the classic phone scam, where scammers claiming to be with the IRS call people saying they owe money either due to penalties or unpaid taxes and threaten…
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New Research: Millennials Most At Risk From Scams

Would you believe marketplace scams affect one in four North American households each year? It’s true! In an effort to learn more about scams and who they affect most, BBB undertook a comprehensive study recently. The results of this exciting new research upend widely-held beliefs about fraud and which age group is most likely to…
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Amended FTC Rule A Boon To Consumers, Businesses

Scammers play a large role in the marketplace. However, they are often able to remain anonymous by requesting payment via avenues that are difficult to trace. However, a recent amendment to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) rules now makes it easier for consumers and business owners to identify shady telemarketing offers. In an effort to inform…
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