Book scam

Scammers are sending invoices for phony book orders to schools across the country, including about half the districts in the Western Treasure Valley.

ONTARIO—The Better Business Bureau is warning schools and school districts to be on the lookout for scammers who are trying to trick educators with fake invoices.

The scam is hitting schools nationwide, including half the school districts in the Western Treasure Valley. Sophie Dichter, public relations manager for the Better Business Bureau in Oregon, said her group is now involving the Oregon Department of Justice for a joint investigation.

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