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  • Phone Scam
    A Warning of Telephone Scams to Get Taxpayer Information
    Taxpayers should be aware of highly developed and insistent phone scams targeting people with false phone calls about overdue tax bills. These scams probably will not end soon; everyone should remain on guard to these kind of phone calls.The IRS...
  • Beware of scam artists after a disaster
    Beware of scam artists after a disaster
    After a disaster, the affected people are in shock and usually are not thinking clearly. This is a perfect environment for the scam artist. This article will discuss how to recognize these despicable people and how preppers can keep from being...
  • Puppy Scams lure in Pet Lovers
    Puppy Scams lure in Pet Lovers
    Wow, a dog that normally sells for at least a thousand bucks is being given away for free, and it’s young and healthy. Hmmm. The ad is on Facebook, too. Double hmmm.In Lorain, Ohio, Jessica was that person who saw the Facebook ad—for a...
  • Beware of 5 Summertime Scams
    Beware of 5 Summertime Scams
    The Better Business Bureau says beware of big summertime scams: five in particular.“Wow, it’s a steal!” No, that’s not necessarily from the customer; it’s from the crook who entices the consumer with an irresistible...
  • Scam Alert: Police impersonators target online daters
    Scam Alert: Police impersonators target online daters
    While the jury duty and fake notice to appear scam continues to be reported by Broward County Clerk of Court Howard Forman, police impersonators have now begun working the online dating scene by targeting unsuspecting daters, according to public...
  • The international connection
    Two leaders of Israeli fraud ring sentenced in Manhattan Federal Court
    Court case proceedings filed in Manhattan federal court reports on a lottery prize scheme targeting the elderly out of millions.According to FBI reports the defendants operated under various fake law firms that operated in the New York City area,...
  • Miami man arrested for stealing almost $300,000 in state funds
    Miami man arrested for stealing almost $300,000 in state funds
    Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater on Wednesday announced the arrest of Jacques Albert Calixte, owner and operator of the Haitian American Association against Cancer in Miami, for stealing nearly $300,000 intended to help screen Haitian...
  • Fake debt collector impersonates Miami-Dade State Attorney
    Fake debt collector impersonates Miami-Dade State Attorney
    Miami-Dade State AttorneyKatherine Fernandez Rundleis warning residents about a recent e-mail scam filled with legal-sounding jargon - but with notable grammar and spelling mistakes - threatening the arrest of the recipient if they do not send ...
  • Miami-Dade State Attorney Warns of Debt Collection Scam
    Miami-Dade State Attorney warns of debt collection scam
    Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle is warning residents about a recent e-mail scam filled with legal-sounding jargon - but with notable grammar and spelling mistakes - threatening the arrest of the recipient if they do not send ...
  • Telephone survey scams can set up burglaries
    Telephone survey scams can set up burglaries
    The Baltimore property crime rate is more than 50% higher than the national property crime rate. This article will discuss one way that Baltimore area residents can protect themselves from burglars.What a burglar does not know can hurt him....
  • Scam Alert: Feds accuse T-Mobile of ripping off customers in cramming scheme
    Scam Alert: Feds accuse T-Mobile of ripping off customers in cramming scheme
    In litigation aimed at fraudulent business practices within the mobile telephone industry, the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday accused T-Mobile of making hundreds of millions of dollars by scamming customers with unauthorized text message...
  • Forex Scams
    A few facts about Forex scams and ways to avoid them
    Though Forex is an exciting business proposition a budding trader should be aware of the scams that run rampant here. It is believed that the spot forex business deals with more than $1 trillion dollars every day.With the futures contracts and...
  • Victoria's Facebook page closed down
    Take the money and run: KFC hoax fund shut down
    Published blog following Victoria Wilcher's alleged removal by Kentucky Fried Chicken reports the following story regarding the Facebook page and Gofundme page being removed after a reported $138,000.00 had been collected:"Victoria...
  • KFC hoax brought to light, little girl never forced out
    KFC girl hoax: Claim of 3 y/o with scars forced to leave KFC a scam? New report
    A KFC girl hoax has been brought to light this morning, as sources are claiming that the story of a little 3-year-old with scars who was forced to leave a KFC restaurant may have in fact been part of a "scam." The new report reveals that...
  • Couple murdered parents in 1998, cashing their pension checks ever since
    Couple killed parents in 1998 and cashed their pension checks ever since
    Domestic violence episodes ending in murder are generally horrific enough; but the story of a cold and calculating daughter murdering her parents with the help of her husband because the couple needed the money and wanted to cash the parents'...