How to make sure the online contest you’re entering is real
07/18/2017
BBB IN THE NEWS
Millions of people are on Facebook, which makes for some fertile feeding grounds when it comes to scams. Often times scammers use legitimate company names to try and lure you in. That’s the case right..
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Hawaii BBB: Delta Airlines ticket giveaway on Facebook a scam
07/13/2017
BBB IN THE NEWS
Survey presented to gain tickets could lead to identity theft
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BBB Warns of NEH Facebook Scam
07/06/2017
BBB IN THE NEWS
Hawai‘i’s Better Business Bureau warns the public about a Facebook scam involving the impersonation of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Hawai‘i’s BBB recently received a call from a resident..
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Top 5 Summer Scams
06/26/2017
NEWS RELEASE
Certain scams are prominent all year round while many others change with the season.
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Telephone scam reported coming from Big Island phone numbers
06/26/2017
BBB IN THE NEWS
At least eight reports of a phishing scam linked to a Hilo phone number were received last week by Hawaii Better Business Bureau. Call recipients were asked to press “1” to lower their credit rates, an..
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Phishing phone scam spoofs local number on caller ID
06/20/2017
BBB IN THE NEWS
There’s a new phishing scam making its way around Hawaii, and the Hawaii Better Business Bureau worries people may fall for it, simply because of what shows up on the caller ID. Instead of a mainland o..
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Phishing Scam Uses 808 Hilo Number
06/16/2017
BBB IN THE NEWS
Hawai‘i’s Better Business Bureau has received at least eight reports this week about a phishing scam coming from an 808 Hilo number. Consumers have reported receiving a call prompting them to press 1 t..
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Phishing Scam Operating Under Local Number
06/15/2017
NEWS RELEASE
Over the last two days, Hawaii’s Better Business Bureau has received at least 8 Phishing Scam reports linked to a local number.
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Beware scammers who go door to door posing as alarm companies
06/14/2017
BBB IN THE NEWS
As the summer quickly approaches, there are some things you need to look out for on the scam front. Door-to-door sales ramp up at this time of year, and there are things you should be aware of. Of the..
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An alarm security company lied to get a senior to switch, and then refused to cancel the plan
06/07/2017
BBB IN THE NEWS
PEARL CITY, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Pearl City resident Gayle Harimoto said a door-to-door salesperson claiming to be with ADT Security Services outright lied to her 89-year-old father in order to get hi..
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