Bellevue-based WorldWide Electronics LLC is racking up complaints from customers who paid thousands of dollars for televisions that were never delivered. Some complainants say they paid more than $4,000, alleging that the company accepts only checks or wire transfers.
After more than 100 years, consumers are still relying heavily on Better Business Bureau for free reports on companies and charities, ethical business guidance, complaint services, anti-fraud education and marketplace news.
Whether it’s Gonzaga going all the way or University of Oregon pulling off the upset, Better Business Bureau is warning fans of March Madness scams. Shysters are putting on the full-court press this month as basketball fanatics book tickets, check brackets and purchase merchandise.
Scams and identity thefts are particularly prevalent risks during tax time. This National Consumer Protection Week, Better Business Bureau warns that frauds utilize stolen personal data to manipulate large tax refunds from the Internal Revenue Service.