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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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BBB Warns of Scams, Scams and More Scams
BBB Warns of Scams, Scams and More Scams

For scammers, the season of holiday giving is the season of taking, and Tennesseans' hard-earned money again tops scammers' wish lists.

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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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NEWSMAKERS: Terrie Page with the Better Business Bureau
NEWSMAKERS: Terrie Page with the Better Business Bureau

Terrie Page with the Better Business Bureau talks about Medicare changes that will lead to new scams you need to know about on this edition of Man on the Street Newsmakers, presented by First National Bank of Murfreesboro.

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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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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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Another Successful BBB Shred Event
Another Successful BBB Shred Event

The Better Business Bureau along with MaxShred held their bi-annual shred event at Lowe's on Old Fort Parkway.

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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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SCAM: Ad Folder Going to MTSU Freshmen
SCAM: Ad Folder Going to MTSU Freshmen

Never Give Up Tattoo's in the Stones River Mall fell victim to a scam artist, selling ads in a fake folder all freshmen at MTSU were to get. The store owner called police after being sold the slot on four-thousand folders for 75-dollars.

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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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BBB Warns of Government Grant Scam
BBB Warns of Government Grant Scam

Sometimes, it's a phone call claiming you've qualified to receive a "free grant" to pay for education costs, home repairs, home business expenses, or unpaid bills. Terrie Page with the local Better Business Bureau tells NewsRadio WGNS the "money for nothing grants" from My Government Grants are scams.

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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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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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Affordable Healthcare Act Scams Already Reported
There are aspects of the Affordable Healthcare Act that are confusing to folks and the Better Business Bureau says scammers are already preying on that. Terrie Page with the local BBB says scammers use confusion and fear to their advantage.
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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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