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!
Forty-seven-year-old Jose Oyola, of Greenwood, is facing charges including Theft and Extortion following an investigation by State Police.
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.
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”.
Police in Philadelphia are warning merchants about a new scam involving credit and debit cards.
Each man is charged with second-degree conspiracy and second-degree attempted theft by deception.
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.
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.
Police say an elderly man was targeted by a scammer who identified himself as “Ron Davis” from the IRS.
It almost worked on one Gloucester County resident who took his concerns to law enforcement.
As 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan explains, “pre-paid” is now the payment method of choice for some scammers.
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.
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.
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.
A 98-year-old woman who was scammed and robbed is talking only to Eyewitness News.