Better Business Bureau

Area Retiree Loses $80,000 From Lottery ScamLee Williams, 73, used to be a commodity broker. After retirement, he was in a car crash and spent seven months in the hospital. When he got out he was out of money. That's when the phone calls started.
Be Wary Of Scams In Wake Of Nepal Earthquake, Better Business Bureau WarnsFraudulent charities and individuals often spring up following natural disasters.
Beware Prom Dress Rip-offs Online, Consumer-Advocacy Group Warns With high school girls thinking about prom season, here’s a warning from the Better Business Bureau.
Better Business Bureau: Even In Love, Buyer BewareAhead of Valentine’s Day on Saturday, the Better Business Bureau was warning about scammers who prey on people looking for love.
Better Business Bureau Warns Of Sex Offender Database ScamConsumer advocates were warning about a new email scam designed to trick you into sharing your sensitive personal information.
Do Research, Read The Fine Print Before Joining That Health ClubBeware: A plan to become healthier could be fraught with hidden costs.
Scammers Targeting Holiday ShoppersYou're in the holiday mood, ready to spend some money, but be careful: you could be the target of a holiday scam. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker takes a look at the top five scams that could ruin your holidays.
Better Business Bureau Warning Consumers To Avoid '12 Scams Of Christmas'The Better Business Bureau is out with a warning of what it calls, "The Twelve Scams of Christmas."
Better Business Bureau Warns Of 'One Ring' Cell Phone ScamDubbed the “One Ring” scam, a computer sends thousands of calls to random cell phone numbers, rings once, and then disconnects. Curious customers who return the missed call could be charged $19.95 for an international call fee and an additional $9 per-minute charge.
Better Business Bureau Releases List Of Top Ten Scams Of 2013Chicago's Better Business Bureau has made a list of the top ten scams of last year.
2 Investigators: Singles Getting Ripped Off By Matchmaking ServiceIn today's busy world, more and more singles are turning to online dating and matchmaking services to find that special someone. But, as CBS 2 Investigator Pam Zekman found out, some singles have said they're getting ripped off by one locally based matchmaker.
Better Business Bureau Study: Businesses Can't Let Customer Service SlipA new survey serves as a warning to businesses about letting customer service – or their products – slip.