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09/14/2016
It’s a race that never happened — that’s according to people who say they bought tickets to a so-called “Birthday Run.” The company advertises itself as a traveling combination 5K race and music festiva..
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09/13/2016
It’s not even tax season and yet pesky phone calls from people claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service continue to plague many across the country and here in Hawaii.
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09/01/2016
Giving to charity is a great way to help others, but there’s growing concern about fake charities, especially after events like the Orlando shooting and massive flooding in Louisiana.
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09/01/2016
(KHON) – Giving to charity is a great way to help others, but there’s growing concern about fake charities, especially after events like the Orlando shooting and massive flooding in Louisiana.
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08/22/2016
Hawaii’s Better Business Bureau is warning the public to be aware of a popular phone scam. The organization has seen “a huge uptick” in reports of the scam during the past year, BBB Hawaii spokesman Jas..
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08/16/2016
Small businesses are being targeted in the latest ransomware scam to hit Hawaii, and that could affect your personal information. “Dozens of small businesses in town, and even large ones that would rath..
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08/03/2016
Wire transfers have become a quick and easy way for scammers to get you to pay up. Now, new rules passed by the federal government are trying to help tighten its grip on con artists looking to make a qu..
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07/27/2016
Which age group gets scammed the most? The answer may surprise you. For years, consumer watchdog groups have been warning about scams specifically targeting senior citizens.
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07/20/2016
It’s the most downloaded app in history. Pokémon Go provides its users with an augmented-reality adventure. But it’s not all fun and games. The Better Business Bureau of Hawaii has a warning for users b..
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07/13/2016
There’s a new twist on the old inheritance scam, where a person is notified about a big sum of money a relative has supposedly left them. In the past week, the Better Business Bureau of Hawaii has recei..
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