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Good Question: Why Do Telemarketers Still Call?

In 2014, almost 50,000 Minnesotans complained to the Federal Trade Commission about telemarketers and robocalls. These people are on the Do Not Call List, but are still being interrupted by the ringing phone.


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Better Business Bureau Hosting Seminar To Warn Of Scams Targeting Seniors

The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota warns seniors against the following scams, those especially that target seniors. There are four things seniors should watch out for.


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Is Door-To-Door Minnesota Company Really Helping Troops?

A Minnesota company that says it’s helping troops overseas is coming under scrutiny from the Better Business Bureau.


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More Complaints Surface About Sportswear Company

WCCO has learned about more complaints against Brooklyn Park company Breakaway Sportswear. The company sent over-sized jerseys to a youth hockey team in Wisconsin. The Stoughton Hockey team got the jerseys late, in the wrong color and they were big enough to fit an adult.


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A Warning From The Better Business Bureau About Romance Scams

If you’re looking for love online this Valentine’s Day, beware of some scams out there. Dan Hendrickson is with the Better Business Bureau and said there are certain things to look out for.


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Better Business Bureau Lists ‘Top Scams Of 2014’

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) says scammers tried out some new tricks in 2014, but stuck with the classics as well, according to its informal list of the top 10 scams of 2014.


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This Meat Seller May Not Guarantee Satisfaction

It’s a popular gift during the holidays, but a Twin Cities couple has a warning for those thinking of placing an order with one door-to-door meat dealer that delivers all across Minnesota.


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BBB Warns Of ‘1-Ring’ Phone Call Scheme

If you receive a call from area codes belonging to places like Grenada or Antigua and the phone only rings once, the Better Business Bureau warns not to call back. According to the BBB of Minnesota and North Dakota, the calls are part of a scheme being perpetrated by scammers who anticipate victims’ curiosity getting the better of them.


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4 Tips To Guard Against Vikings Ticket Scammers

Before you purchase tickets to the Vikings 2013 home opener – the final season at the Metrodome – here’s what the Better Business Bureau wants you to know. Buy tickets from a reputable online ticket broker, such as the official NFL online ticket exchange. Apply common sense — if a deal seems too good to be true, it probably is.


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Tips For Avoiding Counterfeit Vikings Tickets

It happens only once in the regular season, the rival Green Bay Packers come to the Metrodome for a showdown against the Vikings.


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Better Business Bureau Gives Advice To Avoid Romance Scams

Singles beware: Internet romance scams are growing and targeting singles over 40, who are divorced, widowed and/or disabled, the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota says.


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Dispute Over Fence For Child With Autism Nears 1 Year

A Fridley mother trying to protect her son, who has autism, says the contractor she paid in full last fall never finished the job he was hired to do: put up a fence. .


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Cell Users Warned Of Texting Scam

The Better Business Bureau is warning cell phone uses of a texting scam that could lead to fraudulent charges on their accounts.


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BBB Gives St. Paul Bike Shop ‘F’ Rating After Complaints

The Better Business Bureau is now warning consumers about a bike shop in St. Paul after they’ve received several complaints from online users.


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Suspicious Bills Showing Up At Local Businesses

Some companies around the Twin Cities say a corporation they’ve never done business with is sending them bills for hundreds of dollars.


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Website Preys On Those Seeking Passports, Legal Docs

Somebody is preying on those who are looking to become U.S. citizens.


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Better Business Bureau To Open St. Cloud Office

St. Cloud is getting its own office of the Better Business Bureau.


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Cell Phone Scam Reported In Metro Area

The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota is warning consumers of a cell phone scam that’s been reported in the Twin Cities area.