BND warns: Watch out for bogus invoices

September 26, 2013 

The Belleville News-Democrat is alerting its Business Card Directory advertisers to watch out for bogus invoices.

Five local businesses have reported that they received such invoices from a company that is in no way affiliated with the BND nor is acting as a collection agency on the BND's behalf.

``...If you are contacted via phone or fax regarding this bogus claim - it is not a legitimate bill from the Belleville News-Democrat,'' Melissa Mason, the BND's vice president of advertising, said in a Sept. 26 letter to advertisers.

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