Scam Alerts
06/30/2016
Emails, appearing to be from the mobile payment company Square, have begun popping up in inboxes. These emails claim that users must update their taxpayer identification information in order to avoid th..
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05/18/2016
Consumers have been reporting an increased number of “imposter burglaries” or “distraction burglaries.” The robbers come to the residents’ homes disguised as police officers, utility workers, contracto..
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05/18/2016
Honolulu, HI – May 10, 2016: Lottery or sweepstake scams are a common problem and one that is an easy way for a con-artist to obtain both your money and personal information. There are three common goa..
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01/26/2016
Online sellers should be ware of online payment scams.
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10/06/2015
Right C3, LLC. has been contacting college bound students and their parents offering admissions and financial aid assistance seminars. They try to sell information on scholarships and grants that will g..
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09/10/2015
This afternoon, unknown scammers began sending a wave of bogus emails to business owners and consumers. These emails were disguised to look like Better Business Bure..
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02/23/2015
Hawaii's BBB is cautioning consumers to be wary of a new wave of work at home scams being solicited via online postings and SMS messaging.  Consumers have been repor..
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11/05/2014
A twist on a popular account phishing scam is now targeting local businesses. 
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07/25/2014
Hawaii’s Better Business Bureau® (BBB), has received an uptick in reports of attempted fraud involving BBB impersonators.  According to callers targeted in the scam,..
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