05/29/2013
The United States Courts Ransomware is a computer virus that displays a lock screen that prevents you from using your Windows desktop until you pay a ransom. This virus, showing up in the past week in w..
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05/03/2013
Memorial Day is a time to honor those who serve and remember those who have died in war. But sadly, it has also become a key opportunity for scammers to target those who are serving or have served their..
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04/24/2013
Beware of Green Dot MoneyPak Scams! Your BBB wants to remind you to beware of scammers using the Green Dot MoneyPak prepaid cards you can purchase at local stores. Using a prepaid card is a convenient ..
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03/25/2013
Cell phone users are increasingly turning to Bluetooth technology to talk - hands free - on their phones. But as this high tech tool gains popularity in the US and Canada, scammers are finding ways to e..
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03/06/2013
Arlene’s phone rang at her Parker residence for a third time, and the same voice was on the phone. “The first time he identified himself as being with the FBI,” she says. She described the details of th..
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03/01/2013
Attorney General Lawrence Wasden today warned Idaho businesses and consumers to be wary of telephone calls demanding immediate payment of utility bills. Wasden said Idaho Power notified his office that..
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02/01/2013
Seniors nationwide are reporting pushy, suspicious telemarketing calls from businesses going by the names "Senior Emergency Care," "Senior Safety Alert" or "Senior Safe Alert." Follow our advice to tell..
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01/29/2013
Check your privacy settings. Scammers are tapping into the personal data available through Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn to pose as your friends in fraudulent emails. Watch out for these personalized s..
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01/22/2013
It's classic scam: a fake tech support caller claims he needs access to your computer to fix a non-existent bug. But a new twist involves the caller actually installing a virus on victims' computers.
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01/09/2013
Better Business Bureau is warning residents about the sweepstakes scam. The letter bears a Reader’s Digest letterhead and a New York City address, and has a check for more than $9,000, supposedly issued..
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