Bill Smith http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Avoid Holiday Scams, 'Grinches,' 12 Tips From St. Louis BBB http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/avoid-holiday-scams-grinches-12-tips-st-louis-bbb <p>Midwesterners are often known for their kindness and, unfortunately, some people take advantage of it, especially during the holidays.</p><p>Host Don Marsh talked with Bill Smith, an investigator for the <a href="http://stlouis.bbb.org/">St. Louis Better Business Bureau</a>.</p><p>They addressed ways to avoid becoming the victim of so-called “grinches,” including these twelve tips to outsmart scammers.</p><p></p> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 21:41:13 +0000 Alex Heuer, Mary Edwards & Don Marsh 7303 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Avoid Holiday Scams, 'Grinches,' 12 Tips From St. Louis BBB