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Evesham Police Warning Residents About Phone Scam

Police say the scam involves a caller who pretends to be a PSE&G employee and threatens to shut off the victim’s gas and electric if payment isn’t made.

09/18/2013

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Police Warn Residents of Utility Worker Scam in Newark

Newark Police are warning residents of two recent scam incidents where suspects claimed to be water department employees.

09/16/2013

BLOG: DE AG Issues Scam Alert Involving Computers & Debit Cards

By Jim Donovan:  I wanted to let everyone know about a number of scams that continue to target viewers in our area.  While I’ve done stories in the past about these scams, they continue to […]

08/30/2013

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3 On Your Side: Tech Support Scam

Ever try to reach a real person when calling tech support? It’s often easier said than done and scammers are now taking advantage of that!

06/12/2013

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Delaware Man Accused Of Scam Targeting Immigrants

Forty-seven-year-old Jose Oyola, of Greenwood, is facing charges including Theft and Extortion following an investigation by State Police.

06/12/2013

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Officials In Ocean County Warn Residents About Phone Scam

Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato says that over the past week, there have been several reports of fraudulent phone calls made to local residents and businesses from a bogus electric utility company.

06/07/2013

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Police Alert Residents Of ‘Pigeon Drop’ Scam In Cherry Hill

Cherry Hill Police say on Friday, May 24th at about 12:30 p.m., a woman attempted to scam an elderly female utilizing what is known as a “Pigeon Drop”.

05/29/2013

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Police In Philadelphia Warning Merchants About Prepaid Credit/Debit Card Scam

Police in Philadelphia are warning merchants about a new scam involving credit and debit cards.

05/28/2013

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2 Men In NJ Indicted In Scam With Dyed Money

Each man is charged with second-degree conspiracy and second-degree attempted theft by deception.

05/21/2013

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Delaware DMV Warns Residents About Potential Phone Scam

According to the DMV, there have been numerous reports of residents being called by an automated message that claims the resident can save significant money off their auto insurance rates.

05/17/2013

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3 Charged In NJ Facebook Scam

In early 2012, the three men were making an attractive offer: the opportunity to purchase Facebook stock just as the company was expected to go public.

05/15/2013

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Lansdale Police Warning Residents About ‘Tax Man’ Scam

Police say an elderly man was targeted by a scammer who identified himself as “Ron Davis” from the IRS.

05/01/2013

NJ Officials Warn Of Phishing Scam Promising Trips On Phony Airline

It almost worked on one Gloucester County resident who took his concerns to law enforcement.

04/19/2013

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3 On Your Side: Sneaky New “Pre-Paid” Scam

As 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan explains, “pre-paid” is now the payment method of choice for some scammers.

04/02/2013

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Pa. Ambulance Firm, Owners Plead Guilty In Fraud Case

A suburban Philadelphia ambulance company and its top two officials have pleaded guilty to federal charges in a scheme that prosecutors said cost the Medicare and Medicaid programs more than $2.5 million in improper payments.

04/02/2013

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