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Award scam a big loser | Better Business Bureau

  • Jun 22, 2016 at 3:00PM

Better Business Bureau serving the Northwest has received numerous reports of an email scam targeting small businesses across the country. In the past 24 days BBB Scam Tracker has received 23 reports from potential victims in the Northwest region. This ploy is known as the vanity award scheme —one we've reported on in the past.

 
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Detoxifying Congressional politics | Don Brunell

  • Jun 20, 2016 at 4:15PM

Thankfully, June 8 marked a milestone for Congress. Members came together and overwhelmingly approved a sweeping bill that regulates tens of thousands of toxic chemicals in everyday products, from household cleaners to clothing and furniture.

Oregon’s tax measure a potential boom for Washington | Don Brunell

  • Jun 13, 2016 at 3:15PM

Washington's next economic development plan may be written by Oregon voters next November.

Scammers hope to win big during track and field trials | Better Business Bureau

  • Jun 7, 2016 at 2:20PM

The 2016 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials are returning to Eugene, Ore. July 1- 10. The Trials attract more than a thousand athletes to Hayward Field and thousands more will attend as spectators.

Surge in rental home scams | Better Business Bureau

  • May 24, 2016 at 12:04PM

Rental scams might be a common trick these days, but unfortunately, it is still common for house hunters to fall for it. Better Business Bureau serving the Northwest has noticed an uptick in this type of scam being reported to BBB Scam Tracker.

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