Cox Investigates email Scam

Cox is looking into an item that WOWT 6 News uncovered in a police report.

A woman in southwest Omaha dodged a phone scam after calling someone claiming to be a Cox representative.

According to the police report, she Googled “Cox email problems” and then dialed the number she found to seek help for problems with her email.

A red flag was raised when the person on the other end asked her to purchase three levels of Internet protection. It was a con artist who managed to get the false number high up in the search engine.

Cox is investigating.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WOWT NBC Omaha 3501 Farnam Street Omaha, NE 68131 (402) 346-6666
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 247664371 -
Gray Television, Inc.