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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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3 On Your Side: Text Message Scams

It’s been just over 20 years since the first text message was sent and now Americans send billions of those messages a month. Scam artists are sending them out too.

03/29/2013

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Penn State Football Recruit Facing Charges For Scheme Involving Fake Money

Court papers in Dauphin County show the charges against Zayd Issah were filed March 10. The charges include two counts of forgery, two counts of conspiracy and four counts of theft by deception.

03/28/2013

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Water Department Impersonator Targeting The Elderly

A 98-year-old woman who was scammed and robbed is talking only to Eyewitness News.

03/25/2013

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New Jersey Police Warn Of Hostage Scam

Police in New Jersey are warning people about a scam where people claim to have kidnapped a family member for ransom.

02/15/2013

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2 Men In New Jersey Charged In Scam With Money Dyed Black

Officials say two men have been charged in New Jersey in connection to a scam in which worthless paper dyed black was portrayed as real money and sold to people if they paid to have the dye removed.

02/06/2013

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BLOG: Airline Ticket Scam

By Jim Donovan: I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. There are NO free rides in life. You’ll want to remember that if you get a letter in the mail claiming you’ve “qualified […]

02/05/2013

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