Report A Scam

CyberHawaii encourages you to immediately report scams received via email, text message, phone call, etc. to the FBI, FTC or Better Business Bureau. We would also like to ask you to send us a detailed description of the scam received to and we will alert our CyberHawaii members of incidences occurring within our community.

Reported Scams

“Scam PACs” are on the rise. It’s an election year and political action committee (PAC) scams are on the rise as well.  According to the U.S. Center for Public Integrity, donors contributed $101 million to “scam PACs” in 2017-2018.  Donors mistaken these PACs for public charities due to name confusion. The names of some of these “scam PACs” are listed below:

Source: Charity Watch

Instead of helping veterans, cancer victims, first responders, “scam PACs” spend the money on fundraising, wages, and administrative costs.  For more information on how to avoid charity scams, visit the Federal Trade Commission’s website.