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PA Attorney General Sues Drivehere.com, Car Vision and Carvision.com

By Jim Donovan: The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office has filed a lawsuit against three Philadelphia-area car dealerships and their president amid allegations that they sold and leased used cars at inflated prices, used deceptive business […]

03/25/2015

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Federal Prosecutor: Concert And Promotions Scammer Behind ‘Wonder Blunder’ At It Again

Hubbard is already awaiting trial in Hawaii for what was dubbed the Stevie Wonder Blunder. Federal authorities allege The University of Hawaii was duped into paying $200,000 upfront in 2012 to secure Wonder’s commitment, but authorities say Hubbard didn’t represent Stevie Wonder — it was a con.

03/25/2015

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Blog: PECO “Pay Now” Scam Is Still Going Strong

By Jim Donovan: What I refer to as the Peco “Pay Now” scam seems to be resurfacing. I first reported on this last summer and while our 3 On Your Side consumer unit gets calls […]

03/18/2015

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Study: Millennials Twice As Likely To Feel Scammed By Big Banks

New data reveals one in four people feel “scammed” by bank fees, and “megabank” customers are twice as likely to feel that way.

03/13/2015

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Scammers In NJ Demand Ransom For Supposedly Kidnapped Children

A new twist on an old phone scam finds the caller demanding ransom for a reportedly abducted child.

03/12/2015

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Police In Hamilton Township, NJ Warn Residents Of Shopping District Scam

Police say several shoppers have been approached recently by two men and a woman attempting to sell magazine subscriptions. But, authorities say, it is a scam.

02/21/2015

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Maple Shade Police Warn Residents Of ‘Grandparent Scam’

Grandparents will do anything for their grandchildren. Lt. Jeffery Hoch from Maple Shade Police Department says a grandparent’s love makes them vulnerable to scammers.

02/20/2015

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Pa. Consumers Warned Of Resurgent Tax Scam

Attorney General Kathleen Kane is warning Pa. residents about a common telephone scam that often crops up during tax season.

02/02/2015

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Police Warning Of Ongoing Donation Scams In Delaware

Delaware State Police are warning of scams that are occurring all throughout the state.

01/18/2015

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PPA Warns Of Email Scam Regarding Fake Tickets

A fraud scam which demands payment for overdue Philadelphia parking violations is now circulating by way of email.

12/29/2014

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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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