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BBB warns seniors about Medicare scammers

The Better Business Bureau is warning seniors of telephone calls from scammers claiming to be with Medicare who ask for personal information—like Social Security numbers and bank account numbers.... Read more»

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BBB: Contractor referral site claims bogus Tucson address

The Better Business Bureau of Southern Arizona is alerting businesses to USWorkmen.com. Purportedly based in Tucson, U.S. Workmen is soliciting contractors around the country, offering a "free" list of biddable jobs in their area for a $100 background check fee.... Read more»

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Don't let election scammers count on your support

The Better Business Bureau of Southern Arizona is advising voters to be on the lookout for the growing number of scams that are likely to continue leading up to the presidential election.... Read more»

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Check your computer's DNS or face Internet-access loss

Hundreds of thousands of Internet users may lose their online access on July 9, and the Better Business Bureau is urging all consumers and businesses to run a quick and easy diagnostic test to see if their computers are infected.... Read more»

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BBB: Consumers should be wary of shady A/C contractors

With recent temperatures reaching triple digits, many Southern Arizonans are thinking about having an air conditioning unit installed, or having their existing unit tuned up. Consumers should be wary of too-good-to-be-true deals, the Better Business Bureau of Southern Arizona warned.... Read more»

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BBB: Watch out for tax preparation scams

Consumers expecting a tax refund might be looking forward to filing their taxes early this year, but the Better Business Bureau of Southern Arizona warns to be cautious of tax preparers who claim they can get larger refunds than their competitors.... Read more»

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BBB focuses on Tucson photo studio

Parents of youth football league participants in Phoenix and Tucson say a photo studio sold them an incomplete and poor quality product.... Read more»1

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BBB: Avoid layaway pitfalls during hoiday shopping

Layaway has become increasingly popular with the challenging economic times. Many find it very helpful during the holidays to be able to space out payments. However, putting an item on layaway may result in a loss of money or the item itself if you don't read the contract carefully.... Read more»

BBB: Phishing scam calls seek credit card info

The Better Business Bureau of Southern Arizona is warning of phones calls coming from 718-683-3104, claiming there's a problem with the call recipient's credit card, and that action must be taken to keep the account open.... Read more»

BBB: Beware new debit card fees

The Better Business Bureau of Southern Arizona is alerting consumers that they may be seeing new fees on their bank statement for using their debit card.... Read more»

BBB warns of phone scam from fake bureau worker

The Better Business Bureau of Southern Arizona is alerting consumers to a woman posing as a BBB employee who is calling consumers around the country from a Vail phone number claiming to be giving sweepstakes winnings, the agency said.... Read more»

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BBB: YellowPagesO faking invoices, making threatening calls

The Better Business Bureau of Southern Arizona is alerting consumers and businesses to YellowpagesO, a New York company that is mailing invoices for online marketing services to businesses in Tucson.... Read more»

BBB: '$5 liquidation sale' doesn't deliver on ads

The Better Business Bureau of Southern Arizona is alerting consumers to the "Emergency Liquidation Center," which is holding a self-described "bankruptcy liquidation" in Tucson at 4380 N. Oracle Rd. in the former Ultimate Electronics retail space.... Read more»

Body imaging business pushes scans many don’t need

A reporter gets an unusual offer from Heart Check America, a chain of scanning clinics that bypasses doctors and is drawing increased consumer complaints and heightened scrutiny from regulators.... Read more»

Election 2010

Hayworth: Infomercial was a 'mistake'

J.D. Hayworth says he regrets making a 2007 infomercial for "free" government grant seminars that critics have described as shady.... Read more»