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BBB joined Wal-Mart, Target and Best Buy as another established brand used to promote fake gift cards. Don’t bother trying to redeem this offer. It’s just a trick to get your email address, cell number and other personal information.
A new scam using the BBB name popped up this morning, and has been received by consumers and businesses across the U.S. and Canada…including many BBB offices!
A new form of identity theft, "smishing" is gaining significance in cell phone text messaging. "Smishing" is the practice of sending a text message to steal credit card or identity information.