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Credit Card Scammers Working The Phones

The state attorney general’s office says it’s been happening all across Pennsylvania the past few weeks.

08/20/2014

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Police Warn Customers Of Utility Phone Scam Making Rounds In Suburban Philadelphia

PECO customers beware. Police are investigating a telephone scam now making the rounds in suburban Philadelphia. Detectives say at least half dozen people have already been conned out of thousands of dollars.

08/18/2014

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3 On Your Side: Robin Williams’ Death Prompts Click-Jacking Warning

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan shows you how to avoid becoming a victim of click-jacking.

08/14/2014

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Police Warn Residents Of Phone Scam In Delaware

New Castle County Police say they have received reports from residents stating they have received calls from a person claiming to be an officer from the New Castle County Sheriff’s Office.

08/11/2014

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Local Arrests Made In Nationwide Grandparent Scam

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane announced today that a grand jury investigation has led to charges against four co-conspirators for a scheme that targeted elderly victims throughout the country to steal thousands of dollars in a “Grandparent Scam.”

08/07/2014

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AG Warns Consumers Of Recent Phone Scams In Pa.

Officials say the scams involve callers who use sophisticated computer technology called “caller ID spoofing,” which is illegal, to mask their true identify to defraud consumers.

07/28/2014

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Officials In Camden County Warn Residents Of Green Dot MoneyPak Scam

“Scammers are telling customers that their electric bill is delinquent and will be shut off for non-payment unless the customer purchases a Green Dot MoneyPak,” said Freeholder Scot McCray.

07/25/2014

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Police Warning Mercer County Residents About Scam Targeting The Elderly

A scam involving elderly homeowners lured outside while a burglar takes cash and jewelry has now spread to the fourth community this month.

07/16/2014

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Police Warn Of Group Of Criminals Preying On Vulnerable Victims In Philadelphia

Police are warning residents about a group of criminals who are preying on the elderly and the latest victim is a disabled Vietnam War veteran.

07/06/2014

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Where To Buy A Cheap Car Online

In place of tiny columns with cryptic abbreviations of a car’s conditions, the Internet boasts searchable listings with generous detail and expansive photo galleries.

06/16/2014

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Authorities Warning Residents Of Police Officer Impersonation Scam In Delaware

Police say the suspect(s) call victims stating there is a bench warrant for their arrest. The victims are then instructed to purchase a pre-paid credit card.

06/10/2014

Pennsylvanians Cautioned About Medical Phone Scam

By Jim Donovan: The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office is warning consumers about unsolicited telephone calls from scam artists claiming to be from a government or non-profit health organization. The callers tell consumers that they are […]

06/10/2014

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Pa. Attorney General Warns Recent Graduates, Jobseekers About Online Scams

According to the Attorney General, employment schemes are among the most common and oldest forms of consumer fraud.

05/28/2014

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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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