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.
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 […]
According to the Attorney General, employment schemes are among the most common and oldest forms of consumer fraud.
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 […]
An Eyewitness News Exclusive – A new twist on a familiar scam.
The scam involves fraudulent email messages claiming to be from the IRS’s Taxpayer Advocacy Service.
Police in Gloucester County are investigating multiple scams in which an individual claims to be an employee of a gas company contacting local businesses and corporations.
Federal prosecutors say the overseas contacts used the local defendant to make the victims less suspicious.
Philadelphia Police are searching for a suspect they say targeted a 94-year-old World War II veteran in Oxford Circle.
Thirty-six-year-old Christina Lee Jensen of Fairview Township, York County, is charged with forgery, theft by deception, receiving stolen property and related counts.
Sylvia Ristick, 45, of Prospect Park, is charged with stealing $44,356.87 of an 84-year-old man’s money and effectively putting his home into foreclosure.
By Jim Donovan: The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs today warned consumers about a scam in which New Jerseyans received phone calls from con artists claiming to be representatives of the U.S. Internal Revenue […]
New Castle County Police are investigating a phone scam where the caller, who identifies themselves as law enforcement, attempts to collect money from victims for outstanding warrants or fines.
The victim in this case is 93-years-old, scammed by a man from his neighborhood that he had hired to cut his lawn and do odd jobs.
By Jim Donovan: With Super Bowl XLVIII fast approaching, the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs is reminded sports fans to beware of opportunistic scams that have been known to occur during major sports events. […]