Phishing Email Scam

September 11, 2017

Beware of Phishing Emails Claiming to Be from BBB Citing Federal Violations 

BBB Warns Recipients Not to Click on Links or Attachments

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The Better Business Bureau has issued a warning about a new round of phishing emails with an ominous tone. The fake emails claim to be from the BBB and tell recipients that they are “violating the Fair Labor Standards Act,” the “Safety and Health Act,” or other federal laws.The emails are designed to get the recipients to click on a link, which may then download malware that can infect their computers, steal passwords, or hack companies' records.

For more information about the phony emails and BBB advice on what to do if you received one, click here.