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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.

02/04/2014

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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.

09/19/2013

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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.

12/26/2012

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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.

08/30/2012

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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. .

08/20/2012

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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.

02/01/2012

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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.

11/17/2011

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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.

08/16/2011

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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.

08/05/2011

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Better Business Bureau To Open St. Cloud Office

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

01/19/2011

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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.

11/15/2010