“Secure Your ID” Day This Saturday In Bismarck And Fargo

The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) and AARP North Dakota invite the Fargo-Moorhead and Bismarck-Mandan communities to “Secure Your ID” Day this Saturday, April 16. Individuals and small businesses can take advantage of FREE on-site document shredding and take home practical tips to prevent identity theft online and off. The dual…
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Anatomy Of A Scam

Recently, our Better Business Bureau heard from a person who had received what they thought was a legitimate job offer. The letter they got in the mail looked quite official, had a BBB seal on it and informed them they had been chosen to become a secret shopper. The envelope also contained a check made…
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BBB Tips On Finding A Tax Provider

The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) encourages taxpayers to do their research before selecting tax preparation help or they may get hit with fines and fees if the return isn’t correct or filed late. The BBB also cautions against tax preparers who claim they can obtain larger refunds than other tax…
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BBB Advises Public To Prepare Now For Flooding

With higher than average snowfalls throughout Minnesota and the Red River Valley, the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) is advising residents in affected areas to start preparing now for spring flooding. While there’s no way to predict the severity of floods at this point, many indicators point to a high risk…
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A Steady Stream Of Scams

At the BBB, we have operators standing by from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. five days a week. Their job is to answer questions from the public, provide requested information and keep their ears open for possible patterns of fraudulent activity. Many times, it’s the work these operators do that helps us identify new scams…
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