BBB Scam Alert

BBB Warns of BBB Impersonators

By Shellie Kreter, BBB Communications Assistant Here at Better Business Bureau, we see many scammers try to impersonate government agencies.  We’re particularly disturbed by a recent variation on this scam, however, because the callers are claiming to be employees of BBB. In this scam, business owners receive a call from 882-014-0325 and are told that “the Missouri Better…

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BBB Warns Renters: Beware Of Fake Landlords On Craigslist

By Jerri Stroud, BBB Editor Rental scams have been around for years, but it never hurts to warn consumers to be vigilant about keeping their personal information safe. Today’s BBB press release details the experience of a St. Louis man who says a Craigslist advertiser tried to trick him into revealing sensitive personal information when…

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Local Consumers Complain About NoMoreRack.com

By Jerri Stroud, BBB Editor You know those annoying posts on Facebook about your friends liking NoMoreRack.com? Well, there are a lot of other people who don’t like them very much. Better Business Bureau has received 2,200 complaints about the New York-based online retailer in the last three years, including 1,300 in the last 12…

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Seniors, Beware Of Mailings Offering Benefits Information

By Jerri Stroud, BBB Editor Anyone over 50 is probably used to getting mail advertising “free” dinners or other inducements to come hear a sales pitch for investment products, time shares or other services. Less obvious are a rash of mailings that St. Louis area residents received lately, offering information on government benefits such as…