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Lumberton Woman Charged In $1 Million Scam

A southern New Jersey alternative therapy practitioner has been charged with conning $1 million out of a client.

09/28/2012

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BLOG: Bogus Best Buy Gift Card Prize

By Jim Donovan: Sorry to break the news to you, but if you get a text message saying that you’ve won a $1,000 Best Buy gift card, you really haven’t won anything and you could […]

09/21/2012

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Police: Pennsylvania Man Nabbed In Toilet Theft Scheme

Police say a western Pennsylvania man’s toilet theft scam didn’t end with a clean getaway.

09/07/2012

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PA Scammer Facing New Charges For Yet Another Scheme

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.

08/31/2012

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3 On Your Side: Door-To-Door Sales Scams

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.

08/15/2012

Estate Planning Schemes

Have you been offered a free estate planning seminar? How can you tell if it was legitimate or a scam?

06/20/2012

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BLOG: Seminar On How To Spot An Investment 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? […]

05/23/2012

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New Jersey Officials Say Fake Treasury Checks Are Being Used By Scammers

“The fake check, for all intents and purposes, looks a lot like one that you would receive from the Department of Treasury.”

04/19/2012

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More Senior Citizens Falling Prey To Scams

Scams and frauds that exploit senior citizens are becoming more common and many times the crimes go unreported.

03/17/2012

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BLOG: IRS Issues Annual Dirty Dozen Tax Scams

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 […]

02/17/2012

Gary Williams (L), and Norris Williams are accused of scamming an elderly woman out of over $8,000

Exclusive: Elderly Woman Scammed Out Of $8,000, 2 Suspects Accused

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.

01/27/2012

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The Scam Artist Who Stole Christmas: Advocates Warn About Con-Artist Scrooges

The holidays are wonderful — unless you fall victim to a scam artist. They’re out in force and targeting senior citizens.

12/22/2011

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A Viral Lump Of Coal Could Be Wrapped In Your Holiday Email

Just in time for the holidays, targeted e-mail scams that might not make you think twice before pointing and clicking.

11/30/2011

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BLOG: Foreclosure Forum in Burlington Co. Thursday

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 […]

10/11/2011

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Federal Authorities Allege A Mongtomery County Pastor Used Congregants To Commit Fraud

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.

10/01/2011

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