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Emails Offering Free Pizza Offering Malware Instead
By: Amanda

Emails Offering Free Pizza Offering Malware Instead

Your BBB® has learned that there are emails currently circulating claiming to offer you a free pizza; however, what it really contains is malware. Read More

Calls From 559-515-8002
By: Tom

Calls From 559-515-8002

Recently we discussed several types of schemes involving consumers receiving phone calls from representatives claiming that they noticed that computers were infected w...

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Tables Turn On Scammer
By: Amanda
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Tables Turn On Scammer

In a previous blog post, your BBB® provided information from the Indiana Attorney General’s office and the Internal Revenue Service about people receiving calls from i...

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A New Twist To Robo Calls
By: Tom

A New Twist To Robo Calls

Some of our sister BBBs are telling us that they are experiencing a new twist to unsolicited “robo calls.” Your Tri-State BBB wants to advise our readers of this new w...

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Real Tech Support Number Being Spoofed
By: Amanda

Real Tech Support Number Being Spoofed

Your BBB has learned that a real tech support phone number is being spoofed to fool consumers.  If you’ve never heard of spoofing before, the Read More

Cyber Crimes Quiz-The Answers
Cyber Crimes Quiz
By: Amanda

Cyber Crimes Quiz

At a recent conference, a staffer in attendance was given a cyber-crimes quiz to see if she could match up the name of the cyber-crime to the definition. She brought t...

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eBay Users: Watch Out for Fake “Second Chance” Offers
By: Amanda

eBay Users: Watch Out for Fake “Second Chance” Offers

Most consumers recognize the name of eBay, the online auction site where people from around the world buy and sell things.  However, users of eBay have recently been r...

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