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.
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 […]
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.
Police in Philadelphia and Camden are advising residents and business owners about a reported utility phone scam.
The state attorney general’s office says it’s been happening all across Pennsylvania the past few weeks.
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.
3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan shows you how to avoid becoming a victim of click-jacking.
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.
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.”
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.
“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.
A scam involving elderly homeowners lured outside while a burglar takes cash and jewelry has now spread to the fourth community this month.
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.
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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.