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Scam emails pretending to be from Hawaii State Judiciary

The Hawaii State Judiciary continues to receive reports of email scams, in which emails purporting to come from Hawaii State Judiciary offices or staff are being sent to individuals worldwide. The most recent email scam claims to be from a bailiff and instructs the individual to vacate his or her premises and to click on […]

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The scam usually asks the victim to send an amount of money to someone so they can claim a much larger amount. This is a scam that has been circulating for years. In one variant, the suspect sends the intended victim a check for one amount asking that a different amount (usually slightly smaller) be sent somewhere for fees or taxes. The first check is then returned to the victim as fake, but typically not until after the victim has already sent money to the scam artist.

Police warn about prize scams via mail and email

The scam usually asks the victim to send an amount of money to someone so they can claim a much larger amount. This is a scam that has been circulating for years. In one variant, the suspect sends the intended victim a check for one amount asking that a different amount (usually slightly smaller) be […]

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More email phishing scams coming in via email

More email phishing scams coming in via email

From the Chase website: “Phishing” (pronounced “fishing”) occurs when criminals use e-mail, phone calls, or text messages to try to lure you to fake websites, where you’re asked to disclose confidential financial and personal information, like passwords, credit card account numbers and Social Security numbers. While the most common type of phish is an e-mail […]

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Scam emails, text and phone calls preying upon Aloha Pacific Federal Credit Union members

Scam emails, text and phone calls preying upon Aloha Pacific Federal Credit Union members

More scam emails are arriving via email preying upon credit union members. The email, text and phone messages are phishing for account information. Police advise the public not to provide personal information over the phone, by text message or by e-mail. Aloha Pacific Federal Credit Union on their website warns: FRAUD ALERT – Text and Phone Scams […]

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