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Change My Address: Warning to postal customers

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Moving?  If the answer is yes, then filling out a change of address form through the Post Office is on your to-do list.  But the Better Business Bureau warns that there is a company confusing folks into thinking they are the Post Office.  

If you do an internet search, you'll see what appears to be a registered trademark for the Post Office and info about how to change your address.  When you click on the link that reads Change of Address with the postal service, it's only at the very bottom that you can read it's a private business-- a company called Change My Address.

The Better Business Bureau says Change My Address has an F rating for misleading advertising, among other issues.  

One local man told the I-Team he was confused and used the service, which still took care of his address change, but cost him $19.95.  The Post Office offers the service online or in person, and it only costs you $1.00.

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