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Daily Local News – April 18, 2018

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The Bloomington Police Department is gearing up for ‘America’s largest college weekend; Members of Bloomington’s Black Lives Matter Chapter are expected to show up at a city council meeting again this evening; The Bloomington Board of Public Works approved an agreement yesterday that could expedite a Monroe County bridge project on Country Club Road by a month; Monroe County Commissioners declared April 20th, …

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Better Beware – Taking Up Taxes

With the deadline to file taxes almost here, our consumer watchdog segment has a few reminders about the major dangers facing all of us at Tax Time, and the most common scams the IRS is warning about.

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Better Beware – BBB Scam Tracker Report

The Better Business Bureau’s new Scam Tracker website is a great place to report a scam (or an attempted scam) and the data it’s collecting is fascinating and surprising. You might even find something in your area!

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Better Beware – Healthcare Thieves

There are a lot of new dangers that have recently emerged for all of us when dealing with healthcare issues — particularly online.

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Better Beware – Charity Begins at Home

Americans give lots of money to good causes — but it’s all too easy to be ripped off by charity scams. Here’s how to tell which ones are legit… and deductible.

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Better Beware – Better Business Bureau

The Better Business Bureau’s analysis of the fraud complaints they got last year is VERY interesting! Here’s the lowdown on where the danger is greatest.

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Better Beware

Stats and Ransomware: FTC statistics on scam complaints in 2015 show some interesting trends. In 2016 the worst threat is Ransomware computer viruses, and there’s yet another new fake email going around.

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Better Beware – Tax Time Part 1

Scammers are working overtime as the IRS deadline approaches. Here’s info on the most successful scam, and one that tried to hit on me!

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Better Beware – Odometer Fraud

Odometer fraud: This is an old used-car dealer’s trick; it had gone away, but now it’s back, bigger than ever, thanks to our fancy computer-controlled cars. Produced by Richard Fish.

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Better Beware

Protect Your Identity! A new study on internet fraud brings bad news: it’s only a matter of time before hackers steal EVERYBODY’s personal information. Here’s a start on what you can do about it.

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