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Caller ID Scammers Could Face Fines In New Jersey

Scammers who manipulate how their phone number appears on caller ID could face a $10,000 fine under a measure unanimously approved by the Assembly.

12/15/2014

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Del. Woman Arrested For Allegedly Scamming People Into Renting Foreclosed Homes

The investigation began back in October when a male victim reportedly contacted police about someone living in his home on Mayapple Lane in Magnolia.

12/02/2014

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Police In Sea Isle City Warning Homeowners About Phone Scams

According to police, scam victims are receiving phone calls from someone pretending to be from the Internal Revenue Service requiring immediate payment of back taxes.

11/04/2014

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3 On Your Side: Avoiding Concert/Sports Ticket Scams

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has advice for fans seeking the best seats.

10/23/2014

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Delaware Attorney General Warns Of 2 Phone Scams

Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden is alerting consumers about two unrelated telephone scams that have targeted consumers in the state.

10/03/2014

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3 On Your Side: Remington Financial Group Victim Speaks Out

It’s a scam that went on for years, fleecing victims out of millions of dollars. As another executive involved in the scheme faces sentencing here in Philadelphia, 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan introduces us to one victim who was determined to get justice.

09/30/2014

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BBB Warning Schools About Fake Invoice Scam

By Jim Donovan: The Better Business Bureau is warning schools and school districts across the country about possible fake invoices for educational supplies. The scam involves a bogus company named Scholastic School Supply mailing phony […]

09/30/2014

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Monroe Township Residents Warned About IRS-Phone Scam

A police department in South Jersey is urging residents to be on alert for a phone scam that involves individuals posing as IRS agents demanding money.

09/17/2014

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Police In Philadelphia, Camden Advise Residents And Business Owners Of Reported Utility Phone Scam

Police in Philadelphia and Camden are advising residents and business owners about a reported utility phone scam.

09/11/2014

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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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