The BBB Scam Prevention Guide was designed to help consumers and small businesses recognize and avoid online scams and fraud. It provides an interactive experience to deliver articles, quizzes, research and the exclusive BBB Risk Calculator.
The BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust (BBB Institute) is pleased to welcome PayPal to the Corporate Trust Council.
This 30-minute webinar will illuminate a crime the Federal Trade Commission estimates to have resulted in losses of $1.3B in 2022. .
BBB Institute's 2022 annual report spotlights the organization's research and consumer education initiatives.
Summer can mean vacations, cookouts, and a relaxing change of pace. For our active-duty military, it is also PCS (permanent change of station) time. Many of the things we take for granted this summer will come with certain risks for our nation’s her
BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust is pleased to welcome Zelle® to our Corporate Trust Council. The Zelle Network® connects more than 1,800 financial institutions of all sizes, enabling consumers and businesses to send digital payments to people
BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust is pleased to welcome Aric K. Perminter, Chairman & CEO of Lynx Technology Partners, LLC., as a new member of its Board of Directors. “I’m thrilled Aric K. Perminter has agreed to join the board,” said
BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust launched a new program with six participating BBBs in the U.S. and Canada to validate and spotlight the growing sector of purpose-driven businesses incorporating social impact into their business plans. The BBB4Good pro
Learn how to protect yourself The time people spend online continues to grow, and unfortunately, so does the frequency of online scams*. Start with Trust® Online, a research report published by BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust (BBB Institute) in Oc
Free webinar for small businesses to learn more about protecting your businesses from identity theft and data breaches. BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust, Small Business Association (SBA), and Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
Identity theft affects millions of Americans each year. The FTC received 5.8 million reports in 2021, although the actual number is much higher. The true number is hard to measure since many people do not report, and others may not even know they were imp
JOAN GIOVANNI Joan Giovanni serves as Senior Director of Corporate Partnerships and Development, responsible for the engagement and retention of funders to support our mission.
BBB Institute is excited to announce our newest program seeking to create national partnerships that protect consumers – the BBB Institute Corporate Trust Council. The Corporate Trust Council is a coalition of select companies that have joined with
The BBB’s Institute for Marketplace Trust welcomed Mark Batchelor to its team this quarter.
We are thrilled to announce two new additions to our BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust Board of Directors! Parag Shah, the Chief Ethics Officer for Nationwide, joins us with more than 21 years of legal, regulatory, transactional (including M&A), governa
The 2022 Fighting Financial Fraud (FFF) program, a partnership between FINRA Investor Education Foundation and BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust, is off to a great start! Through this partnership, we want to empower consumers and business owners to spot
Earlier this month, the BBB began piloting a new program to help consumers identify purpose-driven businesses in their communities. The new program is called BBB4Good.
The BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust (BBB Institute) is the recipient of a cy pres award from a settlement in Fitzhenry-Russell v. The Coca-Cola Company, No. 5:17-CV-00603.
Cryptocurrency-related scams are on the rise, with a median loss of $3,000 reported to BBB Scam Tracker this year. Scammers often take advantage of new trends, luring victims with false promises of huge financial returns.
The BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust (BBB Institute) and the BBB Military & Veterans Initiative has been extremely active spreading financial readiness content for Military Consumer Month.