BBB offers online safety tips for National Cyber Security Awareness Month

AUGUSTA — The internet has become a significant part of our everyday lives, allowing us to work, socialize and shop online. Unfortunately, cybercriminals also benefit…

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BBB offers tips for safe package mailing

AUGUSTA — The holiday shopping season this year is going to be more focused on online shopping than ever, and the Better Business Bureau is…

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Lastest COVID-19 scam targets students looking for work

PORTLAND — Many college students are on the lookout for flexible part-time employment to help cover their school expenses. Now, with the COVID-19 pandemic and…

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UPDATE: Unsolicited seed packets may be dangerous for other plants

AUGUSTA – The Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry’s Bureau of Agriculture issued an update for people receiving unsolicited packages containing seeds, purportedly sent from…

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Small businsses alerted to COVID-19 payroll loan scam

Maine residents are being warned about yet another COVID-19 related scam, this one aimed spreading misinformation to small-business owners regarding the Keeping American Workers Paid…

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Beware of telephone scammers set to cash in on coronavirus fears

People in Maine are being warned to be extra vigilant as scam callers are likely to ramp up their activity over the next few weeks…

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Tips to beware of COVID-19 scams, fraudsters

Among the threats posed by the COVID-19 outbreak are scams aimed at exploiting fears and spreading disinformation about the pandemic, according to the U.S. Department…

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New scam pretends to be from Social Security Administration

People should be aware of a new tactic used by Social Security scammers, the Social Security Administration Office of Inspector General announced. Individuals have reported…

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