Scams

COVID-19 scam hits Comox Valley church

The reverend of a Comox church is hoping her experience can serve as a warning to others.

 

Grande trouble: BBB warns of bogus COVID-19 Starbucks gift card scam

Scammers disguise phishing scheme as COVID-19-related gift

 

Island RCMP warn against COVID-19 scams

Government of Canada also reminds people to be alert for fraudsters

 

Comox scammers posing as public works employees

The Town of Comox has been made aware that individuals have been…

  • Mar 16, 2020

When was the last time you changed your important passwords?

For National Password Day, and the BBB has some tips for increasing your online security

Young B.C. family expected new puppy to arrive at airport, got scam instead

Surprise gift for kids turned into surprise theft from parents

Canadian company among seven warned by FDA over false coronavirus claims

Owner of Vivify said in an email that the company ‘simply sells herbs with no claims on them’

Cell phone porting scam making its rounds through the Comox Valley: RCMP

The Comox Valley RCMP is reminding residents to be vigilant when handing…

  • Feb 26, 2020

Watch out for scams, clickbait in the wake of Kobe Bryant’s death: Better Business Bureau

Kobe Bryant and his daughter were killed in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles