02/20/2014
BBB Military Line is sharing information from the U.S. Army’s Criminal Investigation Command (CIC) warning about a new website scam in which criminals are attempting to take advantage of soldiers and th..
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02/07/2014
A recent search on eBay showed 5,693 items for “Sochi 2014.” Many were authentic re-sales, but some were fraudulent. The most impressive item was the “Olympic Torch Sochi 2014.” Yours for just $7,000!
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11/21/2013
Customers are being asked to pay outstanding electric bills or face immediate termination of their electric services.
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11/01/2013
Recently we have received an increased amount of reports from local residents who are receiving text that appear to be from local banks. These texts lead consumers to believe there is an issue with thei..
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08/23/2013
It’s been two years since Better Business Bureau launched BBB Scam Alert, a weekly e-newsletter with information about the very latest scams.
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07/17/2013
Numerous calls from consumers have alerted Hawaii's BBB of this deceptive marketing mailer making the rounds throughout the Hawaiian Islands.
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07/15/2013
Consumer scams are a serious problem in North America, and this is one of the most common: the Emergency Scam, where the scammer poses as a friend or family member in trouble, often overseas, and reques..
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05/28/2013
Scammers have been making phone calls posing as representatives of the National Do Not Call Registry. The calls claim to provide an opportunity to sign up for the registry or ask consumers to verify the..
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05/28/2013
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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05/28/2013
Hawaii’s BBB would like to alert consumers of a resurgence of an old scam that has been reported as targeting local resident yet again - the Jury Duty scam.
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