Phishing scam employs fake Better Busines Bureau emails to target real estate agents

The Better Business Bureau has issued a warning to real estate agents that they have been targeted in a scam using the BBB's name. Emails were sent out all over the country, supposedly from the BBB, with links to a fake website. The phishers are attempting to gain financial information from their targets.

The BBB has stated that they have shut down 175 of these websites within the last 18 months, claiming that their name is being used to exploit the trust between businesses and the BBB. While these emails went out nation-wide, it does seem as if the focus may be in Florida.

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POSTED October 22 2013 1:57 PM

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