Best buy warns of e-mail scam
Best Buy last week warned consumers about an unauthorized and deceptive e-mail message asking them for personal information, including their Social Security and credit card numbers.
In a statement, the Minneapolis-based retailer said the e-mail message, with the words "Fraud Alert" in the subject line, claims to be from the BestBuy.com fraud department but is not.
The company stressed that its Web site is secure and that the people trying to steal consumers' personal information didn't get away with any customer data.
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