We’re told it’s the second time this has happened this semester.
In one example, people are receiving emails that say they’re eligible to receive restitution for an internet scheme they were a victim of.
Common complaints include getting a company to honor a warranty, servicing panels, and paying higher-than-expected electricity bills.
After a lengthy process that spanned several years, the attorney general’s office took on the case.
Tax season is a time when scammers are lurking, targeting businesses and tax preparers.
Electricity, water, and phone are all utilities that most of us would be lost without, and scammers can use that against you.
The 75-year-old was in the parking lot of Times Supermarket in Kahala when he was approached.
If you feel like you were a victim, you can fill out an online complaint with the Federal Trade Commission.
The caller told the woman he was calling on behalf of a tech support company that was going out of business.
With all that money exchanging hands, you can be sure criminals will be searching for victims.
Experts say customers need to do their part to combat fraud and deceptive advertising, especially when it comes to clicking on ads and links…
Dozens of reports have surfaced here in Hawaii within the last month, and at least one local victim reported falling for the scam.
Kurt Shanaman thought he was stuck with major repair bills, until he got some advice.
A few weeks ago, James Chan responded to a voicemail left on his phone about what he thought was a missed jury duty summons that had turned …
“What they do is they offer to give you premium channels, but they’re asking for payment in a strange form.”
There are a number of things you can do to make sure you stay safe online.
Hawaii’s Better Business Bureau will offer free document shredding at sites across the state in an effort to stop a massive, nationwide prob…
She says while the experience has left her numb, she’s sharing her story to help others.
Here in Hawaii, 966 reports were made, putting us in second place when it comes to the amount of reports made.
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