BBB Advises Internet Surfers To Use Caution

Protecting your identity is important and with Wi-Fi networks popping up nearly everywhere, many consumers don’t realize the dangers that come with using a Wi-Fi connection that is not their own. According to a recent poll conducted by Wakefield Research and Wi-Fi Alliance, 32 percent of respondents said they have tried to get on a…
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BBB Provides Storm Damage Tips

The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) is offering guidance to residents who suffer damage to their homes during the active spring weather season. It’s important to take precautions when cleaning up and making repair decisions. Though most contractors have your best interests in mind, there are those few that are only…
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Online Scams Proliferate In The Wake Of Osama’s Death

In the aftermath of the death of Osama Bin Laden this past weekend, the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) is warning consumers to watch out for a slew of cyber-scams that have popped up in the past few days. According to Kaspersky Labs, an Internet security firm, malicious websites and links…
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Minnesota Consumers Contact BBB With Questions About HomeServe Mailing

Minnesota consumers have been contacting the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) regarding a mailing they’ve received from HomeServe USA. The mailings inform recipients that they are responsible for the maintenance and repair of their exterior water lines, leaving them liable for repairs which could potentially cost thousands of dollars. It then…
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BBB, Medical Experts Poke Holes In Claims Of Pure Life Patch

The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota is challenging claims made by Pure Life Health Laboratories, makers of the Pure Life Patch. Promotional literature touting the benefits of Pure Life Patches, which are worn on the feet, claim that “98.7% of patients affected with ‘benign’diseases are healed within the first 3 days of…
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