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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Better Business Bureau in Charlotte said several fake emails claiming to be from the BBB went out overnight.

The organization said in a news release the emails had subject lines, including “The Better Business Bureau needs your immediate response,” The Better Business Bureau dispute resolution” and “The Better Business Bureau investigation.”

BBB officials said the emails are part of a phishing scheme intended to steal banking or credit card information. BBB officials urge people not to open these emails or any attachments or links related to it.

Millions of fake emails have been sent by people claiming to be from the BBB in the past few months, BBB officials said.

Anyone who believes they have received a fake BBB email is asked to call the BBB at (877) 371-7236 or (704) 927-8611.