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BBB: Senior citizens are target of scammers

Each year, the Better Business Bureau has received hundreds of phone calls from senior citizens, who been targeted or victimized by scammers, according to a spokeswoman for the organization.

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BBB: Protect your roof and your wallet

The aftermath following a storm may cause damage to roofs, as well as attract scammers who want to make easy money, said a spokeswoman for the Better Business Bureau Serving Metro Atlanta, Athens and Northeast Georgia, Inc. (BBB).

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Disaster-response donors urged to use care

Individuals who wish to donate to disaster-relief efforts, following the recent earthquake and tsunami that devastated much of Japan and the surrounding areas should make sure the charity, or relief organizations are legitimate and reputable, said Fred Elsberry, Jr., president and CEO of the Better Business Bureau Serving Metro Atlanta, Athens & Northeast Georgia.

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Disaster-response donors urged to use care

Individuals who wish to donate to disaster-relief efforts, following the recent earthquake and tsunami that devastated much of Japan and the surrounding areas should make sure the charity, or relief organizations are legitimate and reputable, said Fred Elsberry, Jr., president and CEO of the Better Business Bureau Serving Metro Atlanta, Athens & Northeast Georgia.

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Avoid computer hackers, viruses

Communication, research and information are more accessible in the 21st century, thanks to the internet, according to the president and CEO of the Better Business Bureau (BBB) Serving Metro Atlanta, Athens and Northeast Georgia, Inc.

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BBB advises dangers of junk mail

Scammers and fraud artists may be lurking through your garbage, searching for personal information in junk mail, that has been thrown away.

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