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  • Layaway Makes Big Comeback for Holidays

    December 8, 2011 11:30 PM

    Layaway used to be something your parents or maybe your grandparents used, but thanks to the economic downturn this shopping trend is back and taking hold in Acadiana. It might seem old fashioned, in fact many stores haven't even offered the layaway for over 20 years. But as families... more »
  • Old, but Common Scam Hits Acadiana

    January 16, 2011 12:25 AM

    An old but common scam is hitting Acadiana...KATC'S Chris Welty caught up with one of the victims and has tips on how to protect yourself and your pocket book. "I felt violated." Ashley foster is a victim of the latest scam to hit Acadiana. Officials with the Lafayette Sheriff's... more »
  • Phone Gangster, "Spoofing"

    January 13, 2011 7:35 PM

    A cell phone application is causing concern for local officials. The app is marketed as tool to keep caller's information private, but it may actually help some criminals steal personal information. State Police and the Better Business Bureau say the "Phone Gangster" app is being used by criminals to... more »
  • Better Business Bureau giving Holiday/Christmas tips

    November 10, 2010 10:13 AM

    The Better Business Bureau is giving helpful spending tips for the Holiday/Christmas season. Watch this video to get some of those tips, or visit, www.bbb.org
  • BBB Explains New Credit Card Regulations

    February 23, 2010 11:45 AM

    Credit card holders can circle February 22 on their calendar as the day when new consumer protections laid out in the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009 kick in. The Better Business Bureau explains what these new consumer protections mean to cardholders across the US. The US... more »
  • H1N1 Flu - Swine Flu Scams

    October 22, 2009 11:44 AM

    Swine flu has been in the news BIG TIME and that means swindlers/crooks are looking to prey on the concerned. Any period of upheaval and concern offers a chance for scammers to capitalize on fear. Here are a few swine flu scams that are currently in circulation. Swine Flu... more »
  • Officials Receive Complaints About Phone Solicitors

    October 12, 2009 2:26 PM

    In recent days the Lafayette Police Department has been contacted by residents regarding phone solicitation from an organization identified as "Puppy Patrol". The police department has no knowledge of the organization, nor if it is affiliated with any law enforcement agency in the area. Residents of Lafourche Parish were warned... more »
  • BBB 17th Annual Awards Program Finalist

    October 7, 2009 2:53 PM

    The Better Business Bureau of Acadiana celebrating 35 years of local service has announced their 17th Annual Awards Program Awards to be held on October 29, 2009. At this year's event Mr. Joey Durel, Lafayette City/ Parish President, will be our guest speaker. Mr. Durel is certainly no stranger to... more »

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