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BBB Warns About E-mail Scam

If you received an email saying that someone had complained to the better business bureau about your company, the message would probably grab your eye.<br>
If you received an email saying that someone had complained to the better business bureau about your company, the message would probably grab your eye.
    But the BBB is warning scammers are sending out emails that appear to be from the bureau ... And are really attempts to infect your computer with malware.
    If you click on the link, the malware gets installed on your computer and can steal passwords and banking information.
    Monica Horton
Better Business Bureau
   "Now that our name is being spoofed by the con artists, it's - like I say, it's extra frustrating. The scam has been continuing on because it's working. Folks are clicking on those links and getting the malware on their computer. Otherwise, they would have moved on to somebody else. So in this situation, the BBB is a victim of these criminals."
    Monica Horton, with the Wichita Falls BBB, says the scammers are sending out about 400 of these emails a minute.
    If you have clicked on a link in one of these "phishing" emails, the BBB recommends running a complete system scan of your computer or network, and making sure your anti-virus software includes elimination of the "Zeus" or "Z-bot" virus.
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