TULSA - The BBB warns people to be on the lookout for bogus emails claiming to be from Google's Gmail provider.
It promises users a free Apple iPad 3.
"Winners" are instructed to click on a link to claim their prize. The link takes you to surveys that request your personal information.
Once they have your info you can be signed up for premium SMS services, which leads to increases in cellphone bills.
BBB officials say this also puts you at risk for identity theft.
If you get the email delete it immediately and do not click on any links.
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The 2NEWS Investigators uncover three brand-new city fire trucks that sat for a year and a half before they were ever put to use. Your tax dollars bought them, at a total price tag of $4.5 million. The 2NEWS Investigators uncover what caused the delay.
An investigation netted the arrest and conviction of 46 men and women in federal and state courts for at least 73 home and vehicle fires that were deliberately set.
A Scripps investigation shows most acts of arson in America go unreported to the federal government, masking a major threat to public safety.
Don't Waste Your Money
This time of year, stores are throwing sale after sale to get us to do our holiday shopping there. And the biggest store of them all is Walmart.
With Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving Day this year, many parents stayed home, and missed some of the best deals on toys and tablets for the kids. But don't despair. What many stores don't want you to know is that prices are often cheaper even closer to Christmas.
Sony sold more than 1 million copies of its new Playstation 4 in the first weekend it was on sale and the newest video game console is now very hard to find anywhere. But not everyone who bought one is thrilled.