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05/23/2016
BBB IN THE NEWS
Swift action by Hawaii’s Better Business Bureau saved hundreds of potential victims from losing money on a sweepstakes scheme. The money was being sent to a mailbox right here on Oahu. It started with a..
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05/18/2016
NEWS RELEASE
Recent scam report leads to over 100 potential victims being saved from a sweepstakes scam in just one day
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05/18/2016
BBB IN THE NEWS
As tax season wraps up, Hawaii residents are being bombarded with calls from people claiming to be with the IRS, demanding and threatening to take action if you don’t pay up. The Better Business Burea..
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05/17/2016
BBB IN THE NEWS
Twenty-six million dollars — that’s how much money victims have lost to an IRS phone scam in just a few years. You’d think most people would just hang up, but the scammers know how to keep you on the li..
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05/06/2016
NEWS RELEASE
Honolulu, HI – May 5, 2016: Locally, as well as nationally, the Better Business Bureau has seen an increase in reports of the “tax imposter scam” (also called the “IRS scam”). The IRS scam was the top r..
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05/03/2016
BBB IN THE NEWS
A cyber attack that can cause headaches for Internet users and website owners has claimed the Better Business Bureau as a victim. It’s called a Distributed Denial of Service attack, and it can affect ju..
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05/03/2016
NEWS RELEASE
Honolulu, HI – May 2, 2016: Small businesses often don’t have the resources, protections or safeguards in place as do their larger counterparts. This makes them an easy target in the eyes of scammers. R..
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04/19/2016
NEWS RELEASE
Honolulu, HI – April 19, 2016: Tax season is officially over and if you are part of the 66% of consumers who are expecting (or have received) a tax return, you are probably asking yourself what now? Wil..
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04/18/2016
NEWS RELEASE
Honolulu, HI – April 18, 2016: Whenever natural disasters or other tragic events hit, people are quick to begin gathering donations to help support those effected. Hundreds were killed and thousands mor..
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04/14/2016
NEWS RELEASE
Honolulu, HI – April 14, 2016: Tuesday, April 12th, over 350 people came together to celebrate the top businesses and non-profits in the community at this year’s Hawaii’s Better Business Bureau Torch Aw..
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