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Scammers Targeting Pacific Power Customers In Yakima
They say over the last week customers in Yakima and other areas have received calls from scammers claiming they're from Pacific Power. The callers, who at this time seem to be targeting small businesses and time their calls for the weekend, insist that the customer is behind on payments.
Washington State Sues Firm, Alleges Tech Support Scam
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state is suing one of the world's largest independent tech support companies, saying it routinely scams customers into buying software and services they don't need.
Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed the lawsuit Wednesday against iYogi, which boasts of 3 mil…
Police Arrest Man Accused of Scamming Seahawks Tickets
SEATTLE (AP) — Just before the second preseason game of the year, Seattle police nabbed a person for selling stolen Seahawks tickets, and they're warning that scams will likely continue.
KING-TV reports that most tickets on the secondary market will cost more than $250, making scams more l…
Tis the Season to Watch Out for Scams
The Christmas season has arrived and that means it is time for people to watch their money if they plan to give to charities. Chelsea Dannon with the Better Business Bureau of Eastern Washington says make a plan before giving. Find causes and organizations in the community where the money will be sp…
Don’t get Burned When Donating to The Taylor Bridge Fire
The Better Business Bureau of eastern Washington is warning about scammers trying to trick people who want to give to help with recovery efforts in the Taylor Bridge fire near Cle Elum.  The BBB's Chelsea Dannon says scammers have set up websites hoping to gain donations or financial …
Scam Warnings For Paving And Landscaping Projects
The Better Business Bureau warns of scams in the Yakima Valley this spring and summer. Spokesperson Chelsea Dannon says some of the most popular are the paving and landscaping scams. A woman in Naches spent $6,000 on a new driveway...
Men Fall For Facebook Scams More Than Women
Ok fellas, the ladies have us on this one...it's our hormones, our genetics, our caveman proclivities-whatever but we fall for it more than women.  Facebook Scams are the cheese bait to our male motivations...