A Pennsylvania ex-con who once claimed he could cure AIDS with ozone enemas has been charged with defrauding investors by telling them he controlled more than $1 billion worth of Texas oil.
With an increasing number of complaints about door-to-door sales in recent years, 3 On Your Side has some tips for how to avoid getting scammed.
Have you been offered a free estate planning seminar? How can you tell if it was legitimate or a scam?
By Jim Donovan: Learn about the weapons and deceptions that scam artists use to separate you from your hard earned money! What are those financial “free lunches?” What is a retirement specialist or senior specialist? […]
“The fake check, for all intents and purposes, looks a lot like one that you would receive from the Department of Treasury.”
Scams and frauds that exploit senior citizens are becoming more common and many times the crimes go unreported.
By Jim Donovan: The Internal Revenue Service has issued its annual “Dirty Dozen” ranking of tax scams, reminding taxpayers to use caution during tax season to protect themselves against a wide range of schemes ranging […]
In an exclusive interview with Eyewitness News, an 89-year-old woman tells the heartbreaking story of how she was scammed out of $8,000 cash by a pair of alleged conmen who, last November also scammed a 67-year-old woman out of $4,400.
The holidays are wonderful — unless you fall victim to a scam artist. They’re out in force and targeting senior citizens.
Just in time for the holidays, targeted e-mail scams that might not make you think twice before pointing and clicking.
By Jim Donovan: Burlington County homeowners facing mortgage foreclosure or dealing with financial and credit issues that could result in foreclosure are encouraged to attend a Mortgage Foreclosure Forum to be held from 6:30 to […]
Federal prosecutor Anita Eve says Michael Wilkerson, pastor of the New Life Millennium Life Restoration Fellowship, recruited congregants, and their family and friends in a home loan scheme.
Even if you have a good spam filter, chances are you still get plenty of junk in your in-box. In fact, it’s estimated, half of all e-mail messages are spam.
Authorities in Montgomery County have nabbed a Maryland man in connection with what they describe as a Nigerian online dating fraud scheme that ripped off at least one senior citizen.
3 On Your Side has a warning about a romance scam. Online dating sites are more popular than ever. Authorities say criminals are taking notice and cashing in.