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.


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