Phishing Scam Mimics BBB Complaint Procedures

August 14, 2017

Akron, OH - The BBB has released a press release on August 7th warning business owners and consumers of a phishing scam that mimics the BBB complaint procedures. The emails look very much like a complaint notice from BBB but contain links to malware that can infect the recipient's computer or steal passwords. 

The full press release contains information on what steps to take if you receive one of these emails. Contact your rep immediately if you have any questions. Follow to the full press release for instructions on what to do if you get an email that looks like a BBB complaint. 


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