BBB is a "penny auction" website that costs considerably more than a penny to use. (CBS)

‘Penny Auction’ Websites Generating Complaints

An iPad for $40, a Kindle for $20 — those are the kind of bargains penny auction websites are promising this Christmas season. But the Better Business Bureau says complaints against the companies in the Chicago area are up more than 400 percent, CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.


Cardboard Boxes

Better Business Bureau Warns Of Shady Shipping Firm

After receiving 33 complaints since August against an overseas shipping company based on the Northwest Side, the Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about the firm.


Online Job Scams

With more than 14 million Americans out of work, many people are turning to online job ads to find work they can do from home. But those ads often turn out to be scams and you can lose out on more than just a job.


Children And Adults Shop For Halloween Costumes.  (AP Photo)

Consumers Warned On Temporary Halloween Stores

Get tips on how not to get stuck with a scary purchase.

WBBM Newsradio–10/29/2010