The most common complaints the Better Business Bureau gets every year are contract and billing disputes.
Thieves like anything that has a social security number, or phone records, utility bills, and credit card statements.
There are bad guys out there who will take advantage of your generosity.
Tax scams made up about 24-percent, more than the next three categories combined.
The U.S. Air Force says lack of funding and personnel prevent it from providing the salute at funeral services.
The Honolulu Police Department says thousands of Hawaii residents a year fall prey to a gift card scam.
Buyers are targeted for their information and money. A single scammer will often operate multiple websites.
How many of the reviews are from real customers, and how many come from people paid to say nice things?
It’s no secret that tech toys are once again hot items this year, but some gifts could put someone’s personal security at risk.
According to the Better Business Bureau of Hawaii, it’s a persistent scam that targets hundreds of Hawaii residents a year.
‘Tis the season for holiday shopping, and online schemes.
The state had been trying to collect child support payments from Peter Ortiz for 20 years.
Clearwire was taken over by Sprint, which is shutting down the Clearwire network at 12:01 a.m. Hawaii time this Friday, Nov. 6.
Any solicitation for money you receive claiming to be from the FBI is a scam.
The Better Business Bureau says it took 11 reports in 30 days, and in the last week alone, scam reports doubled.
The link opens a window that’s a little hard to close, making you think you’re infected.
The FBI stresses it would never send out any type of email asking for money.
After tricking you to click on a link, it encrypts all your computer’s files and holds it for ransom.
If you find yourself in this situation, there are ways to protect yourself and resources to help you resolve it.