Consumer protection minute: phishing

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WHSV) — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey talks about phishing and how to protect yourself against someone who is trying to scam you.

In a phishing scam, someone tries to get you to click on links that may, in turn, download malware or spyware on your computer.

To report a phishing scam to the West Virginia Attorney General's Office, call 1-800-368-8808 or do so online .