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Jun 16

BBB helps keep seniors informed at scam seminar

NYS Senior scams

Tips for avoiding phone, internet and door-to-door scams were presented at the Guilderland Public Library Friday June 9. Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York, New York State Senator George Amedore, AT&T and the library worked together to keep seniors informed of common scams that target them. “Education is key,” said Warren Clark, president and …

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Jun 13

Text scammers are at it again! Protect yourself with BBB information

Text scammers are at it again, this time, the target is KeyBank customers in Upstate New York. Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York is again getting reports to our Scam Tracker about spam text messages, saying there is a problem with the user’s KeyBank account and that they need to call the number in …

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Apr 24

Cyber Security in the Workplace

If your business experienced a cyber security threat or a data breach, would you know what to do? Join Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York, AT&T, ASIS, U.S Attorney’s Office, Erie County Law Enforcement Foundation, Hilbert College, Lawley, Crime Stoppers, and Lincoln Archives for “Cyber Security in the Workplace” May 17, 2017 at Hilbert …

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Apr 24

BBB at the Greater Olean Home Show

Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York attended our last home show of the season in Olean April 7. It was wonderful to meet with some businesses we haven’t seen before and present them with plaques. We were proud to sponsor the show and promote the Accredited Businesses there. Thank you to our Accredited Businesses for you support …

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Apr 04

BBB at the Rochester Home & Garden Show

Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York visited with Accredited Businesses at the Rochester Home & Garden Show March 25 and 26. Our booth was set up to show attendees which businesses are accredited and why it’s good to look for an Accredited Business when thinking about home improvement projects. We also handed out RFID …

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Mar 30

BBB at the CNY Home and Garden Show

Home show season continued for Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York March 16-19 at the CNY Home and Garden Show in Syracuse. Held at the New York State Fairgrounds, the event attracted visitors and businesses from Central New York and beyond. BBB had the opportunity to visit with more than 70 Accredited Businesses and used signs …

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Mar 17

BBB at the Buffalo Home Show

Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York visited with Accredited Businesses at our biggest home show of the year so far. The Buffalo Home Show was held March 3-5 and 10-12 at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. Tens of thousands of people visited the show as a kickoff to the home improvement and outdoor season. …

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Mar 10

BBB at the WNY Home & Garden Expo in Hamburg, NY

Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York met with our Accredited Businesses at the WNY Home & Garden Expo at the end of February. The event was held at the Fairgrounds Event Center in Hamburg, and drew thousands of people looking to get a jump on spring and home improvement season. Companies from all over Western …

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Oct 11

Secure Your ID Day

Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York hosted its annual Secure Your ID Day event on Saturday, October 8th. Tops, Shred-It, and AT&T helped to make this event the largest it has ever been. Over 1,700 people brought their old documents for free shredding and destruction. Missed the event? Take a look at photos and videos …

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Aug 10

Disney clickbait pops up again

Disney clickbait

Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York is getting reports again of Disney clickbait on Facebook. Scammers take advantage of well-known brand names in order to gather your personal information or access to your accounts and devices. Facebook has recently taken steps to cut back on the amount of clickbait that shows up in your …

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