Scam Alerts
07/11/2017
A post has been circulating on Facebook claiming to give away two Delta Air Lines tickets in celebration of Delta’s 88th Anniversary. This is a scam, encouraging people to like and share the post, causi..
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07/05/2017
Hawaii’s Better Business Bureau recently received a call from a Hawaii resident concerned about a grant award from the National Endowment for the Humanities on Facebook. This is a scam and the NEH is be..
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06/23/2017
Early this week reports of a group of men selling Tristate Power Equipment merchandise out of the back of white rental trucks began popping up across Oahu. The problem was first brought to attention via..
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04/13/2017
A Facebook survey has been circulating online, claiming the recipient has just won two free Hawaiian Airlines’ tickets.
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01/30/2017
Honolulu, HI – January 30, 2017: The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about an old scam with a new twist. The “Can You Hear Me?” scam has long been used to coerce businesses into purchasing o..
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01/25/2017
A new, and highly effective, Gmail scam is circulating online disguised as an email from an existing contact and is looking to steal your information.
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01/25/2017
Gift cards, a common go-to gift for everything from holidays to birthdays, may not be what buyers expect. A common scam is on the rise again.
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01/25/2017
Locally Hawaii’s BBB has seen five reports of the grandparent or bail scam in the last two months. Scammers contact their victims claiming to be a close relative in some sort of danger and in need of mo..
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12/09/2016
A new twist on a common pyramid scheme is circulating on Facebook disguised as a wine exchange.
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