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02-14-2014

CHARLESTON — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning

AG Warns about FBI Debt Scam

Much like other unsolicited strong-arm collection call scams, the caller tells the consumer he or she has an outstanding debt which must be paid immediately. However, in this case, the scammer claims to be an FBI agent and tells the consumer that the FBI has been monitoring their online activities.

Feb 24, 2014
01-14-2014

Better Business Bureau Names "BBB Top Ten Scams of 2013"

BBB releases Top 10 list of scams in 2013

Arlington, VA – Every year, Better Business Bureau receives thousands of calls and emails from consumers who have been scammed… or from the lucky ones who have dodged scams by being wary. Some scams are widespread, getting a lot of people for small amounts.

February 11, 2014
01-10-2014

Emanuel shifts property tax vote to aldermen

Making a settlement with debt collectors

Mayor Rahm Emanuel still wants to raise Chicago property taxes as part of a plan to shore up city pension systems, but he no longer is asking state lawmakers to do the dirty work.

Feb 24, 2014
01-14-2014

Better Business Bureau Names "BBB Top Ten Scams of 2013"

BBB releases Top 10 list of scams in 2013

Arlington, VA – Every year, Better Business Bureau receives thousands of calls and emails from consumers who have been scammed… or from the lucky ones who have dodged scams by being wary. Some scams are widespread, getting a lot of people for small amounts.

February 11, 2014
01-10-2014

Emanuel shifts property tax vote to aldermen

Making a settlement with debt collectors

Mayor Rahm Emanuel still wants to raise Chicago property taxes as part of a plan to shore up city pension systems, but he no longer is asking state lawmakers to do the dirty work.

Feb 24, 2014