BBB Tips On Claiming Unclaimed Property

Do you have unclaimed property? If so, how would you know? Is it worth it to pay a service to help you identify unclaimed property? The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) aims to help people who might fall into this category understand what they need to do to reclaim their assets…
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BBB Tips On Phone Scams

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) turns its attention to the favorite tool of many scammers: the telephone. Each and every day, shady operators work the phones to defraud consumers and business owners. Though there’s no way – short of disconnecting your phone – to protect yourself completely from phone scams, there…
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BBB Offers Advice On Credit Repair

As part of National Consumer Protection Week, which takes place this week (March 2 – 8), Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) is offering North Dakota consumers advice on companies offering credit repair services. Under FTC rules, firms offering credit repair services must offer you a contract describing their fees and services.…
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BBB Alert: Suspect Travel Offer Targets Area

Suspicious travel vouchers that have been flying across the country have now landed in the Midwest. Consumers in Minnesota and North Dakota are reporting they’ve received airfare vouchers from American Travel Deals (also doing business as Travel Union), a company given an F rating by the Better Business Bureau Serving Greater Arizona (BBB) due to…
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Ransomware Locks Up Computers

A tricky new computer virus is making the rounds, and infected users see pop-up messages which claim to be from the FBI and threaten people with a fine or prison unless they pay up. The virus, meanwhile, locks up your computer, holding it – and you – hostage, thus its name: “ransomware.” Computer users pick…
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