Fake BBB Email Being Circulated Locally

  
     
BBB is advising area businesses to ignore emails that are being sent into our area claiming your business is violating the "Safety and Health Act". The email claims to be from BBB.
September 11, 2017

The BBB name and logo are being fraudulently used by criminals in an on-going phishing scam. The emails look very much like notice of a complaint from BBB, but contain links to malware that can infect your computer, or steal your passwords as a start.  Please be assured BBB is working with law enforcement as well as a private deactivation firm to shut down as many criminal websites as possible. To date, we have shut down well over 100 sites

BBB is advising area businesses to ignore emails that are being sent into our area claiming your business is violating the "Safety and Health Act". The email claims to be from BBB. One version of the email is shown below: 

 

If you get one of these emails, please forward it to phishing@council.bbb.org.  For more tips and steps to help combat this phising emails please click here