With society’s online presence growing since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, phishing scams have become more prevalent and sophisticated.

Phishing scams can show up in many different forms, including prize offers, text messages or threatening emails. In some cases, the phishing scam may not be digital at all, but come in the form of a phone call checking on an account or subscription.

Marjorie Stephens is president and CEO of the BBB serving Northern Indiana.

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