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Steve Bernas

18 Podcast Episodes

Latest 6 Aug 2022 | Updated Daily

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BBB’s Steve Bernas: Innocent ‘wrong number’ text may not be so innocent

Chicago's Afternoon News with Lisa Dent

President and CEO of the Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois Steve Bernas joined Lisa Dent on Chicago’s Afternoon News to talk about text message scams, how to depict them from a real text messages, and where to report them as well. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3936283/3936283_2022-03-21-212423.64kmono.mp3 More with BBB’s Steve Bernas

21 Mar 2022

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Tips on How to Avoid Tax Schemes This Tax Season with Steve Bernas

The Bruce St. James Show

Steve Bernas, President and CEO of the Chicago Better Business Bureau, joins Bruce and Judy to talk tax season. He has tips on avoiding tax schemes, identity theft, and everything else we stress out about when it comes to tax season.

8mins

16 Feb 2022

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BBB’s Steve Bernas: Beware of romance scams ahead of Valentine’s Day

Anna Davlantes

Steve Bernas, President & CEO of the Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois, joins guest host Anna Davlantes to talk about why you need to be aware of romance scams as we head into Valentine’s Day. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3922545/3922545_2022-02-08-221245.128.mp3 More with BBB’s Steve Bernas

8 Feb 2022

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Covid-19 Testing Site Scams - WATCH OUT says the BBB's Steve Bernas

Pete McMurray Show

The Better Business Bureau's Steve Bernas says to beware:-Of these Covid-19 pop-up site scams-Used Car lots and Closed gas station sites - you may want to check with your doctor-PLUS, Steve talks holiday gift returns and January sales onlineALWAYS start here at  BBB.org

7mins

8 Jan 2022

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BBB’s Steve Bernas: Following text links could get you into trouble

Bob Sirott

President and CEO of the Better Business Bureau Steve Bernas joins Bob Sirott on the show this morning to help listeners with some tips for the upcoming holidays. Product shortages will increase holiday online shopping scams. Considering a vehicle service contract? A BBB study shows complaints about the industry are on the rise, and ticket scammers are ready to take your money. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3889595/Steve_Bernas_102821_2021-10-28-123835.64kmono.mp3 More with Steve Bernas

28 Oct 2021

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Score Values: Steve Bernas interview

Best of 670 The Score

On Score Values, Sean Anderson was joined by Steve Bernas, the president and CEO of the Better Business Bureau, to discuss the latest consumer alerts that all consumers should be monitoring.

21mins

16 Oct 2021

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Better Business Bureau President and CEO Steve Bernas: Beware of Facebook scams

Anna Davlantes

Steve Bernas, President & CEO of the Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois, joins Anna to talk about a new scam where scammers impersonate your Facebook friends. Steve also answers your questions about other scams including AT&T and Amazon text scams. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3885098/3885098_2021-10-13-220738.64kmono.mp3 More with Steve Bernas

13 Oct 2021

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Better Business Bureau President and CEO Steve Bernas: ‘The only way to put scams out of business is to not give them your business’

Anna Davlantes

Steve Bernas, President & CEO of the Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois, joins Anna to talk about a variety of scams that are popping up including a Bank of America text scam, rate reduction scams, U.S. Postal Service scams, a Reddit scam, and a Cash App scam. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3883770/3883770_2021-10-08-223910.64kmono.mp3 More with Steve Bernas

8 Oct 2021

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Connected To Chicago (08/08/2021) - Steve Bernas President and CEO of the Chicago Better Business Bureau

Connected to Chicago with Bill Cameron

Connected To Chicago (08/08/2021) - Nick Gale fills in for the vacationing Bill Cameron. Guest Steve Bernas, President and CEO of the Chicago Better Business Bureau highlights some of the latest scams and poor business practices that have increased in recent months. Roundtable panelists Ray Long of the Chicago Tribune, Greg Hinz of Crain’s, and Lynn Sweet from the Chicago Sun-Times discuss the possibility of Kirk Dillard running for Governor and the Obama Center project getting another green light to build. Lauren Cohn talks youth basketball with coach Marpray Monson about his organization, Hoopademix.

47mins

6 Aug 2021

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Steve Bernas - CEO Illinois Better Business Bureau " There's not enough law enforcement in the world to stop these scams"

The Bruce St. James Show

Steve Bernas the Ceo of the BBB ( Better Busines Bureau ) warns everyone about the scams to avoid on Amazon Prime Day. Steve also talks about " Weather Chasers".

8mins

21 Jun 2021

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