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BBB Tips on Phone Scams
Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) turns its attention to the favorite tool of many scammers: the telephone. Each and every day, shady operators work the phones to defraud c...
3/10/14 at 2:19 PM BBB Advice for Donating to Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts 11/1/12 at 10:52 AM
BBB Tips for Avoiding Rental Property Scams 5/23/12 at 12:57 PM
How to avoid health reform scams
These days North Dakotans should keep an eye out for health reform scams to protect themselves from fraud. If you are contacted by someone you don't know about purchasing health insurance and asked t...
2/24/14 at 5:56 PM Tips to avoid health reform scams 10/8/13 at 12:03 PM
What Should I Do If I Suspect Elder Abuse?
A while back, the financial counselors at LSS were trained about the issue of elder abuse, a growing problem in all our communities. Two social workers talked with us, answered all our questions, and ...
1/8/14 at 12:42 PM Elderly Financial Scams Happening Now 12/30/13 at 11:13 AM
Holiday Scam Alert: Watch Out for Cyber-Scrooge 12/19/13 at 11:23 AM
Scam Sent To Duluth Residents
Charity Scam sent out to Duluth Residents I got one of these letters in the mail marketing Duluth, MN. It is a scam. This would be a good one to check on Charity Navigator. I sent it out to some nat...
6/2/13 at 8:54 AM Medicare Fraud 2/14/13 at 7:05 PM
Consumer Scams 8/9/10 at 1:51 AM
Financial Exploitation of Elders
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day recently focused on the increasing financial exploitation of the elderly population. Taking advantage of the elderly and vulnerable can come in two forms: Outside sour...
6/25/12 at 7:00 AM
Payday loan collection calls scam
BISMARCKAttorney General Wayne Stenehjem warns North Dakota residents to be on the alert for conmen posing as collectors of payday loan debts. The scammers call individuals and threaten legal action ...
9/9/10 at 12:39 PM