Email Phishing scam that uses BBB name

September 11, 2017

Your BBB has been fielding calls from consumers and businesss in the area that have received phishing emails that use the BBB name and phrases like "Federal Violation" and "Safety and Health Act" or mention complaints from the BBB. 

The Council of Better Business Bureaus has issued a warning to notify conusmers and businesses that these email are fake and are NOT from BBB. More details regarding this phishing scam and what you need to know to avoid getting scammed is available in a news release from the Council of BBBs.  

Here is a link to the official press release: Avoid Phishing Scams using BBB name