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Sep 11 2015

BBB Wise Giving Alliance


BBB Wise Giving Alliance Issues Donor Advisory for Syrian Refugee Assistance Arlington, VA – September 8, 2015–As the Syrian refugee crisis continues to grow, BBB Wise Giving Alliance (BBB WGA) warns donors to be cautious when making donations to assist refugees in need. “Tragedies generate public sympathy but unfortunately also attract scam fund raising efforts,” …

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Aug 26 2015

Police Shoots Teen


Story and photos by Joycelyne Fadojutimi According to police report, Longview Police Officers were investigating suspicious activity at 559 Mobberly Avenue, Tuesday at 3:42 am when the least unexpected happened. Police officers were standing in front of This Our Store when an African American young man came around the corner and produced what looked like …

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Aug 23 2015

Utility Scams Target Businesses


BBB serving Central East Texas has received reports that businesses are receiving phone calls from individuals posing as Oncor Electric Delivery Company employees. Consumers report that these individuals are threatening them with disconnection of service if payment is not made immediately. BBB reminds business owners that impostor scams are common, and advises them to check …

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May 03 2013

Lone Star State: Charity Scams

It’s sad but true. Following major disasters and tragedies, scam artists impersonate charities to steal money or get private information from well-intentioned taxpayers. Fraudulent schemes involve solicitations by phone, social media, email or in-person. Scam artists use a variety of tactics. Some operate bogus charities that contact people by telephone to solicit money or financial …

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