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BBB warns of two email scams

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Two  email scams are targeting users of Key Bank and Netflix. 

In an email that appears to be from Key Bank it states they have noticed suspicious activity on your bank account and then asks that you verify the account. An email that appears to be from Netflix says that your credit card information needs to be updated. Both are ways for scammers to take your information.

The Better Business Bureau says a dead give way that these are indeed scams are whether the emails are addressed as dear costumer instead of an actual name.

They says if you open these links you run the risk of giving out personal information to scammers, things like credit card or social security numbers.

The BBB says don't fall for it. It is always a good idea to contact the company directly and talk to someone before giving out information. And even going as far as opening the link could hurt you in the long run.

“People download viruses, Trojans, worms, all kinds of horrible things into your computer if you click on these links. And hopefully people keep their virus protection current, but a lot of people haven't,” said President of the BBB Dick Eppstein.

He says the best thing to do if you get one of these emails is to just delete it. 

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