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Cyber Security Seminar
Cyber Security Seminar

Attention small business owners. Cyber security attacks has grown into one of the biggest threats for your business. You're invited to a free seminar, presented by FBI Special Agent Matthew Billings.

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BBB Shred Event Saturday, April 27th
BBB Shred Event Saturday, April 27th

FREE shred event, sponsored by the local Better Business Bureau and MaxShred, will take place Saturday, April 27th.

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Publishers Clearing House Scams Affect Locals
Publishers Clearing House Scams Affect Locals

Have you ever received an email, phone call or letter from Publishers Clearing House saying that you were a big winner?

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Active Shooter Training Open to Area Citizens
Active Shooter Training Open to Area Citizens

Would you know how to respond in an active shooter situation? Did you know 80-percent of active shooter events occur in the workplace? The Better Business Bureau wants to help. They're hosting an active shooter workshop.

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BBB Partnering with Google for Online Marketing Workshop
BBB Partnering with Google for Online Marketing Workshop

The Better Business Bureau is partnering with Google for a FREE workshop to help you enhance your online marketing. The event is Wednesday, March 14th. But you need to RSVP.

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Publishers Clearing House Scam Circulating
Publishers Clearing House Scam Circulating

Local and state authorities are warning everyone of a phone scam that tells recipients they won a car and need to make a deposit. Police say it is a scam.

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Smyrna Business Make BBB's
Smyrna Business Make BBB's "Do Without" List

A Smyrna business has made the bi-annual list of businesses consumers can "do without" from the Better Business Bureau.

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Better Business Bureau Celebrates 20-years in Rutherford County
Better Business Bureau Celebrates 20-years in Rutherford County

The Better Business Bureau celebrated 20-years in Rutherford County with a grand re-opening and ribbon cutting. It took place at their 530 Uptown Square branch office Thursday.

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Blackman Student a BBB Scholarship Winner
Blackman Student a BBB Scholarship Winner

The Better Business Bureau awards four "Student of Integrity" Scholarships each year. Terrie Page, local branch manager, tells NewsRadio WGNS a Blackman High School student is one of this year's recipients.

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UPDATE: Still no charges filed in Nashville Motor Cars 2015 closing in Murfreesboro
UPDATE: Still no charges filed in Nashville Motor Cars 2015 closing in Murfreesboro

UPDATE: WGNS spoke to David Bowling with the United States Attorney's office and he told us that he could not confirm nor deny a federal case involving Randy Roth or Nashville Motor Cars. The conversation took place on Thursday (6/7/16). The U.S. Attorney's Office works under the arm of the U.S. Department of Justice.

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BBB Announces Torch Awards; Local Company One of Five Winners
BBB Announces Torch Awards; Local Company One of Five Winners

A local Murfreesboro company is one of five Torch Award recipients, announced by the Better Business Bureau. Eagle Communications is one of this year's winners.

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Murfreesboro Woman Got Scammed on Ebay
Murfreesboro Woman Got Scammed on Ebay

A Murfreesboro woman fell victim to fraud after trying to buy a car on Ebay Motors.

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'Boro Residents Hit with IRS Tax Return Fraud
'Boro Residents Hit with IRS Tax Return Fraud

Two Murfreesboro residents are among the thousands across the country who've fallen victim to what the I-R-S calls it's number one fraud. Identity thieves are using stolen personally identifiable information to file victims' tax returns and then receive their refunds.

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BBB and Secretary of State warn of a familiar scam taking place
BBB and Secretary of State warn of a familiar scam taking place

SCC is requesting businesses pay nearly $90 to obtain a Certificate of Existence/Authorization, also known as a Certificate of Good Standing.

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Murfreesboro-based Financial Planning Company Wins Top BBB Award
Murfreesboro-based Financial Planning Company Wins Top BBB Award

Murfreesboro-based, Ross Financial Planning, was awarded the Better Business Bureau's Torch Award for Ethical Commerce for the Small Business category.

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Four Area Business Nominated for BBB Torch Award
Four Area Business Nominated for BBB Torch Award

Four Rutherford County businesses have been nominated for the Better Business Bureau's Torch Awards, a celebration of the nominee's ethical standing in the community.

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Ice Dam Scams
Ice Dam Scams

The recent winter blasts dealt the area a nasty blow and the hits keep on coming for many residents. Heavy rains have now brought to light damage caused by ice dams.

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Another Successful BBB Shred Event
Another Successful BBB Shred Event

The local Better Business Bureau held another successful shred event. Thomas Bruff with MaxShred brought his truck out once again to the bi-annual event at Lowe's on Old Fort Parkway.

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Watch Out for Fly By Night Roofers after Hail Storm
Watch Out for Fly By Night Roofers after Hail Storm

The Better Business Bureau is warning Rutherford Countians of "storm chasers" in the area after recent hail storms.

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Elderly Murfreesboro Woman Scammed Out of $62K
Elderly Murfreesboro Woman Scammed Out of $62K

An elderly Murfreesboro woman has been forced to file bankruptcy after being scammed out of 62-thousand dollars.

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Do you know how to spot a true scam?

Can you spot a real scam? 

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Beware of Door-to-Door Security System Salesmen

A Meadowhill Drive family was recently coerced into purchasing a home security system upgrade. Terrie Page with the Better Business Bureau, warns consumers to beware of door to door salesman selling anything.

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Violated Online Seminar from BBB Coming Up

Thursday, March 13, 2014, BBB Middle Tennessee will host a ‘Violated Online’ seminar at the Middle TN Association of Realtors for business owners. Author of ‘Violated Online’, Steven Wyer will educate business owners on techniques.

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BBB Scam Alert: Jeff Johnson, Posing As a Police Lieutenant, is a Scam
BBB Scam Alert: Jeff Johnson, Posing As a Police Lieutenant, is a Scam

The Better Business Bureau warns consumers of a shrewd “jury duty scam” phone call used by fraudsters to scam money from unsuspecting citizens. The scammer offers to help consumers avoid jail time by paying a fine through Money Pak cards.

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Man Originally from India Falls Victim to Costly Scam in Murfreesboro
Man Originally from India Falls Victim to Costly Scam in Murfreesboro

A man living in Rutherford County who is from India fell for a scam that cost him over $5,000. The victim told police he received a call from a subject claiming to be a bondsman. 

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Elderly Murfreesboro Woman Sent $60,000 to SCAM ARTIST Claiming to be with the FBI and More
Elderly Murfreesboro Woman Sent $60,000 to SCAM ARTIST Claiming to be with the FBI and More

An elderly woman in Murfreesboro says that she has sent roughly $60,000 to various address after being told that she had won $16.5-million, a house and a new car. The victim sent the money using MoneyGrams and also Money Pak gift cards.

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Man Falls for Lottery Scam in Murfreesboro

Being told that you won the lottery is usually not how you find out that you won the lottery. In other words, winnings are usually determined by a scratch off ticket OR by hearing the winning lottery numbers in the media.

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Electric Scam Hit Murfreesboro HARD This Past Week - What Now
Electric Scam Hit Murfreesboro HARD This Past Week - What Now
The victims paid the subjects after buying a pre-paid gift card and then telling the caller the account number on the card. 
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More ELECTRIC SCAMS in Rutherford County (Day 5 of Problems This Week Alone)
We are on Day 5 of Electric Scams in Rutherford County.
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BBB Warns of Electric Department Scam
Several Murfreesboro residents and businesses have filed police reports recently, reporting calls from someone telling them their electric bill was overdue. They follow that with a warning that their electricity will be cut off in just if they don't pay immediately by sending a Money Pak card. 
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Yo', Where's My Tile? Tile Installer Fails to Install

The victim told officers that he has called the installer numerous times and in conversation, the subject allegedly threatens to never complete the job if he is not paid more money. The victim says he will prosecute.

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$18,000 Theft of Services Complaint Filed in Murfreesboro
A theft of services police report was filed by a Murfreesboro man who contracted with a company to execute foundation repair work on his home.
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Local Man Buys Car from Florida Company - Car Never Shows Up, BBB Says Business Not Accredited
Local Man Buys Car from Florida Company - Car Never Shows Up, BBB Says Business Not Accredited
A Murfreesboro man says he was ripped off when he tried to buy a wrecked Toyota Camry from a salvage company in Florida.
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Better Business Bureau WARNS Residents About Pool Installation Company in Middle TN
Better Business Bureau WARNS Residents About Pool Installation Company in Middle TN
The Better Business Bureau is warning area residents to use caution when choosing a company to build a pool in their backyard.
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Medical Equipment Scam Targets Middle Tennessee Senior Citizens

If seniors do agree to the system in some cases it can cost $35 a month or more for monitoring. 

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Recording Breaking BBB Shred Event
Recording Breaking BBB Shred Event
The BBB of Middle Tennessee held its annual Spring Shred Event recently. Terrie Page, Central Tennessee BBB Branch Manager, says the Murfreesboro event, held at Lowe's on Old Fort Parkway, was a record-breaker.
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BBB Shred Event SATURDAY
BBB Shred Event SATURDAY
On Saturday, the BBB will host a national identity theft and fraud protection event in local communities across North America. Here in Rutherford County, it will be held in Murfreesboro in front of Lowe's on Old Fort Parkway.
 
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Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 (Better Business Bureau)
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