“Stung by a dismal mark last year, the KEL law firm has filed a federal lawsuit against the Better Business Bureau of Central Florida that challenges its rating system, accuses it of false advertising and seeks unspecified damages for alleged business defamation.” The firm of Kaufman, Englett and Lynd contends the BBB’s evaluations are misleading, [...]
CHW Group, Inc. v. Better Business Bureau of New Jersey, Inc., 2012 WL 426292 (D.N.J.) CHW sells home warranties, and objected to the BBB’s rating system, which was allegedly a two-tier pay-to-play system where “donating” to he BBB automatically improved a company’s ratings. Show More Summary
After his Xbox Live account was stolen, Josh had to file a Better Business Bureau complaint in order to make MIcrosoft pay attention to him and restore his account access. After three months, he was delighted to log back in to his account,...Show More Summary
The Better Business Bureau just realized its list of the top scams of 2011. Just because the year is relatively new, doesn't mean you should waive off last year's scams. Here are five of the worst that will still be prevalent in 201...
You can't believe everything you read, nor can you trust everything you hear on TV. Especially if it sounds something like "four out of five people choose LG Cinema 3D over Sony and Samsung for overall 3D experience." Apparently theShow More Summary
The Better Business Bureau is 100 years old this year, and to celebrate, they’ve made an infographic of their accomplishments. The top of the graphic is below, and the full version is available here.
Believe it or not, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) has been around for 100 years. Their latest infographic provides a highlight of their biggest events from the first BBB in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1912 to the release of their app in 2011.... Read more
The countdown to Super Bowl XLVI has begun, and while you're gearing up to cheer on either the NY Giants or the New England Patriots (may we suggest a color palette of red, white and blue?) the Better Business Bureau is reminding football fans to avoid being sacked by knock-off team jerseys, counterfeit memorabilia, and phony game tickets. Show More Summary
You've taught me to be paranoid when it comes to computer email, Dave, which is good. I got a note from a gal named Shawna Dennis from the Better Business Bureau saying that they've received a complaint from one of my customers and that I should reply to the complaint to share my side of the story. Show More Summary
E-mailed notifications purport to be customer complaints sent via the Better Business Bureau.
When Chicago's CBS 2 went to report on the rash of Better Business Bureau complaints against penny auction sites -- which promise bottom-dollar deals on everything from laptops to sports cars but which critics say is nothing but another...Show More Summary
Here is a roundup of alleged cons, frauds and schemes to watch out for. Discount electronics -– Consumers should be careful when shopping for electronics on the Internet during the holidays, the Better Business Bureau said. Some shady people have...
Among the top-four nationwide carriers in the United States, AT&T has managed the lowest ratio of Better Business Bureau complaints to customers over the past three years. Earlier this month, the BBB published data collected between August 2008 and July 2011 for the eight biggest wireless carriers in the U.S. Show More Summary
Still scrambling to find a Halloween costume? Beware of ghoulish fraudsters looking to profit from your mad dash. Last year, the Better Business Bureau, a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to creating trust between consumers...Show More Summary
Question: What is worse than the costumed clad knuckleheads from Liberty Tax Service? Answer: The clowns from Cash4Gold! So is Cash4Gold on the up-and-up? Let’s put it this way: A “D” rating with the Better Business Bureau makes Platinum Protection … Continue reading ?
Here is a roundup of alleged cons, frauds and schemes to watch out for. Twitter hacking – The Better Business Bureau is advising consumers to take precautions to avoid being tricked into giving away their Twitter passwords in email phishing...
For many consumers, the Better Business Bureau is considered the authoritative, objective source on whether or not a small business is trustworthy. Most people think of the group as being quite trustworthy itself. But who's the Better...Show More Summary
Summary: The Better Business Bureau's National Advertising Review Council, the hand-slapper of the advertising industry, has been receiving a good amount of attention in these past couple of days due to the growing issues in advertising...Show More Summary
Here is a roundup of alleged cons, frauds and schemes to watch out for. Used cars –- Consumers should take caution to avoid fake dealerships when purchasing used cars on the Internet, the Better Business Bureau said in a news...
AgentGenius - Real Estate News Unscripted for Realtors & Brokers Top 10 scams You’ve heard of the spectrum of scams ranging from major mortgage straw buyer schemes to the Nigerian Prince emails soliciting money. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) studied the top scams of 2010 based on inquiries, complaints and [...]Show More Summary