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Pennsylvania AG Issues Alert For New Electricity-Related Scams

By Jim Donovan: Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane cautioned consumers to be on the alert for new electricity-related scams. Her office has received reports that utility customers are receiving calls from con artists, pretending […]

04/11/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: Water Department Imposters Target Elderly Victims in East Oak Lane

An Eyewitness News Exclusive – A new twist on a familiar scam.

04/02/2014

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Del. Officials Warning Residents About Tax Scam

The scam involves fraudulent email messages claiming to be from the IRS’s Taxpayer Advocacy Service.

03/31/2014

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South Jersey Officials Warning Area Residents About Scam Targeting Businesses

Police in Gloucester County are investigating multiple scams in which an individual claims to be an employee of a gas company contacting local businesses and corporations.

03/27/2014

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Philadelphia ‘Middle Man’ Pleads Guilty In International Fraud Case

Federal prosecutors say the overseas contacts used the local defendant to make the victims less suspicious.

03/25/2014

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Police: 94-Year-Old WWII Veteran Falls Victim to Fraud in Oxford Circle

Philadelphia Police are searching for a suspect they say targeted a 94-year-old World War II veteran in Oxford Circle.

03/24/2014

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York County Woman Charged With Surrogate Scam

Thirty-six-year-old Christina Lee Jensen of Fairview Township, York County, is charged with forgery, theft by deception, receiving stolen property and related counts.

03/24/2014

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Member Of Local ‘Gypsy’ Community Charged With ‘Sweetheart Swindle’ Of Elderly Man

Sylvia Ristick, 45, of Prospect Park, is charged with stealing $44,356.87 of an 84-year-old man’s money and effectively putting his home into foreclosure.

03/21/2014

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Don’t Fall Victim To IRS Tax Scam Call

By Jim Donovan: The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs today warned consumers about a scam in which New Jerseyans received phone calls from con artists claiming to be representatives of the U.S. Internal Revenue […]

03/20/2014

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New Castle Police Warn Residents Of Phone Scam

New Castle County Police are investigating a phone scam where the caller, who identifies themselves as law enforcement, attempts to collect money from victims for outstanding warrants or fines.

03/19/2014

3 On Your Side: Man Scams WWII Vet Out Of $95,000

The victim in this case is 93-years-old, scammed by a man from his neighborhood that he had hired to cut his lawn and do odd jobs.

02/24/2014

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Be On The Lookout For Super Bowl Scams

By Jim Donovan: With Super Bowl XLVIII fast approaching, the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs is reminded sports fans to beware of opportunistic scams that have been known to occur during major sports events. […]

01/24/2014

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Scam Alert: Delmarva, PSE&G Warn Of Utility Bill Scam

Public Service Electric and Gas Co., PSE&G, is warning customers of a scam in which some people are receiving fraudulent emails appearing to be utility bills.

01/15/2014

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Chester County Man Sentenced To Prison For Selling Counterfeit Rolex Watches

KYW’s Tony Hanson reports authorities say it was a sophisticated scam.

01/13/2014

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Scam Alert: Delmarva Power Warns Customers Of Fake Invoices

Delmarva Power is warning its customers that scammers posing as third party suppliers are sending fake utility bills via email to some New Jersey and Delaware customers

01/13/2014

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