Phishing schemes are becoming all too common with thieves hoping to get your information and steal your identity. One scheme in particular gained momentum over the weekend, prompting calls and emails to khon2 and our Action Line department.
A popular way to buy items at a bargain has become a new way for thieves to target you. Thieves are creating on-line auction sites to lure you to spend your money on items that are not for sale.
Hawaii has a solid reputation for being a giving state. But how do you choose a charity to donate too? And make sure your money is being spent to help the cause? There’s a new way for you to know where your money is going before you donate.
Our KHON2 “Action Line” is being credited with helping to bring a Nanakuli resident to justice for illegal water pollution.
They pretend to be seeking feedback from customers– even offering gift cards to fill out their survey. But consumer beware! What they really want is your personal information.
Many like to share their adventures on social media, but sometimes, putting too much information out there can be harmful.
The thieves are calling Hawaii seniors offering a “free” personal alarm system.
Father’s Day is coming up and if you’re still looking for a gift — be cautious while you search for some online deals.
Paddlers say it’s a safety concern. A dock they use to launch their canoes has slippery algae growing on it. At least nine paddlers have slipped off the dock and into the Ala Wai canal, which happened at a popular city park.
An invitation to a seminar may, sound harmless enough. But once again, here’s a case of buyer beware. The email or phone invite to a seminar, could lead to an expensive consequence.
It’s a scheme that’s been targeting consumers on the mainland and experts are hoping to warn us here in Hawaii before its too late.
High priced military loans, fake rental properties, phony jury duty summons and misleading car sales are just some of the tactics being used to get your personal information.
Have you ever heard of “drip” fees? If you’ve ever rented a car for a quoted price, but ended up paying more than that, you may have been dripped. They’re called drip fees because they trickle down, adding to the price you pay on your bill.
It is a convenience – free Wi-Fi. However, Timothy Caminos of the Hawaii Better Business Bureau has a word of warning.
Next week, Hawaii attorneys will provide free legal help as part of our “Action Line Law week.”
On monday, they’ll answer questions about consumer… More »
A Kaneohe woman turns to Action Line for help after months of leaking water and mold in her apartment.
It’s convenient to make banking decisions or move funds from the palm of your hands, but beware.
A mother is outraged over the treatment of her first grade daughter at school. It’s an incident that’s raising questions about the teacher training when it comes to disciplining students and why this one particular teacher had no idea she had crossed the line.
A Hawaii Kai alarm company has abruptly shut down, leaving customers wondering what to do with the alarm system installed in their home and their monthly payments.
Arkansas-based Tyson Foods Inc. is recalling approximately 127,000 pounds of breaded chicken products due to an undeclared soy allergen
Some schemers go after individuals, but more and more businesses are becoming victims of schemes.