How to avoid scam emails, phone calls, and more


Several News 8 employees receive phishing email that BBB says is just one of the latest phishing scams

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif. — Scammers will try to connect with you in order to get your money or steal your personal information. And in today’s digital world, they have more avenues to trick unsuspecting victims out of their information leaving them high and dry. 

It’s not a new story but the scams are almost brand new every single day.

Most of us have seen scammers try to pull a fast one over us. It’s funny because while working on this story, I got two scam calls and a phishing email. 

I answered one of the calls and the guy said, he’s a federal agent and was mad when I didn’t want to give him my…

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