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JANUARY 2011 ChrisColeman
Chris Coleman
President

Top Scams and Rip Offs of 2010

As the American economy climbs out of recession, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) reminds you that scammers still want to knock people back into their own personal recessions by stealing their money or their identities.
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President's Column

As we turn the page from 2010 to 2011, I am excited for what we have planned for you. 2011 will be another year in which your BBB Accreditation becomes even more energized, more relevant and more valuable.
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Scam Alert:
BBB Offers 10 Resolutions For A Safe,
Scam-Free New Year


A new year, a fresh start. If you're like many, your list of resolutions probably includes one or more of the following: get fit, eat healthy, lose weight, read more, etc. There is no time like a new year to resolve to be a smarter, safer consumer. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) has 10 suggested resolutions to help you fight scammers, prevent identity theft and save money in 2011. You will notice that there are some common threads several of these have with our lead article on Top Scams of 2011. “Consumers can help themselves survive the economic pinch by creating a budget, researching businesses before buying and learning to recognize red flags of common scams,” said Chris Coleman, President, BBB serving Greater Iowa, Quad Cities and Siouxland Region.
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Ad Reviews
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New Members
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Anniversaries
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Scams and Rip Offs
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