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2 years 3 months ago

Cyber scammers target Southern Colorado

COLORADO SPRINGS - Online shoppers beware, international scam artists seem to be targeting our community this week. They are making cold calls to individual homes and cell phones saying they are from "Microsoft Windows." Scarlett Millsaps recently got that call. "They told me that they are with Microsoft...

3 years 5 months ago

Debit card discontent

Beginning in 2012, Bank of America customers who use their debit cards for purchases will have to pay an extra $5 monthly fee. Wells Fargo and Chase are testing a similar $3 fee. Katie Carrol of the Colorado Springs Better Business Bureau encourages customers who are unhappy with the...

3 years 6 months ago

BBB warns of 9/11 scams

Scam artists can come out at the most tragic times trying to make quick buck, even for the 10th anniversary of the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks. Now the Southern Colorado Better Business Bureau is warning people to make sure the organization they're donating to is reputable. What you need...

3 years 9 months ago

Leaders versus cheaters

Some believe Sherron Watkins blew the whistle on energy giant, Enron, before the company collapsed. The Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado invited Watkins to speak at the Small Business Day event that was held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Colorado Springs. Watkins talked about the importance of integrity,...

4 years 3 months ago

Protect yourself when shopping online

Some new numbers show an increase of online shopping as much as 36% from last year during the Christmas season. But not all of us may have such a happy holiday. "A lot of people bought online, more than predicted." explains Katie Carrol with the Better Business Bureau of Southern...

5 years 1 month ago

New credit card laws protect and restrict

Say good-bye to random interest rate hikes. Say hello to processing fees, annual fees, and fees we haven't even heard of yet. The new U.S. credit card act goes into effect Monday, protecting millions of consumers from what some call predatory practices by credit card companies. With those...

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