IRS Assigns Some Old Debts To Private Collection Agencies

Starting this month, the IRS has announced they will be sending letters to a small group of taxpayers whose overdue accounts are being assigned to one of four private-sector collection agencies. In an effort to help consumers understand this process better, Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota ® (BBB) offers insight, based on…
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BBB Sounds Alarm On Waterford Management

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota ® (BBB) is issuing a nationwide alert on Waterford Management, which claims to provide building management and janitorial services, and purports to operate out of Minneapolis. BBB has received several reports from janitorial supply companies around the country saying Waterford Management has picked up tens of thousands…
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BBB Tips On Hiring A Locksmith

There are times when everyone needs a locksmith. Sometimes this involves having locks replaced, but usually when people are in need of a locksmith, it’s an emergency or time is of the essence – such as when keys are locked in cars or people are unable to get inside their homes. No matter how stressful…
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Suspect Online Escrow Firm Claims Fargo Address

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota ® (BBB) is issuing a warning about Vogue Escrow (or VoguEscrow), which is claiming an address in Fargo, North Dakota. The company claims to be an online escrow service. However, a customer complaint, in addition to further research performed by BBB, indicates this is a highly suspect…
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Spring Break Season Primetime For Grandparent Scam

As students and family members begin to prepare for spring break, Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota ® (BBB) is warning relatives staying home – particularly grandparents – to be on the lookout for the grandparent scheme. This is when scammers contact seniors, usually over the phone, and pretend to be a grandchild…
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