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07/25/2017
Summer is the perfect time to go on vacation, perhaps take up a job to earn some extra money, or go to a concert. But the lazy days of summer are also prime time for scams. “(Scammers) make the most o..
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07/24/2017
AARP Hawai‘i is hosting a Scam Jam event in Wailuku on Aug. 9, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the J. Walter Cameron Center Auditorium to inform Maui residents on the latest scams and how to keep families safe
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07/18/2017
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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07/13/2017
Survey presented to gain tickets could lead to identity theft
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07/06/2017
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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06/26/2017
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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06/20/2017
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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06/16/2017
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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06/14/2017
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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06/07/2017
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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