New Jersey authorities say a couple of alleged scam artists tried to lure victims with what they called, “black money.”
Second chance scams occur when the bidder on, let’s say eBay, who didn’t win the auction is contacted by a thief posing as the seller who says the sale fell through and the item is once again for sale.
The arrival of Thanksgiving means, of course, the arrival of holiday shopping. And, the DA warns, that means scam artists will be out in full force, both in person and online.
An IRS spokesman says scam artists recently struck in northwestern Pennsylvania and are believed to be on the move again — possibly headed this way.
The terrifying pictures of the disaster in Japan have many Americans wanting to help. Unfortunately, con-artists are counting on that.