Scammers hacking email for credit card information
Scammers targeting folks as customer service representatives. Video by IdahoOnYourSide.comvideo
Many people across the valley, including a few in our newsroom received fraudulent e-mails from what appears to be a customer service company.
The e-mails say your credit card has been suspended for security reasons, because some mistake has been found. It tells you to click on a link to reactivate your card.
The problem is both the e-mail and the warning are fakes. And they just try to get you to go their website and give them your information.
"If you have a question about your credit card go to your bank statement and get a phone number from the statement and say, 'what's wrong with my credit card'," Robb Hicken with the Better Business Bureau said.
And with an suspicious e-mails like this, the next best thing to press delete.