Door-to-door scam in Watertown
|GEORGETOWN: Man charged in package scam
Delmarva Daily Times – MD,USA
|Craigslist scam cheating Denver residents
United Press International – USA
3 (UPI) — Some Denver homeowners say they and unsuspecting renters have been victimized by a Craigslist scam apparently based out of Nigeria.Homeowner John Kurowski said the Web site had featured an advertisement that placed a property he owned up for rent at a cheap price without his consent, KCNC-TV, Denver, reported Wednesday.
|New Scam: Pay up, or Die!
Tampa Bay’s 10 – St. Petersburg,FL,USA
Brooksville, Florida — The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office wants to warn people about a new email scam trying to scare people out of their money. You can read the entire email below.The subject line of the email reads: “I felt very sorry and bad for you” from “firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Bogus IRS e-mail aims to steal identities
Rocky Mount Telegram – Rocky Mount,NC,USA
|Salina Man Ripped-Off in Internet Scam
KSAL – Salina,KS,USA
A Salina man is bilked out of nearly $18500 in an internet scam. Police say that back in August a 39-year-old Salina man met a woman on the cupid.com.
|AG: Lakewood charity a scam
Denver Post – Denver,CO,USA
Authorities said the scam has been going on since 2007. According to court documents, Smith and Stokes told donors that Family Relief Fund collects money.
|Autocall Scam Rings local Phones Well Into The Night
Rome News Wire – rome,ga,USA
… hang up and do not give you bank account number. It is not yet clear where the calls are originating from or if anyone local has fallen prey to the scam.
|New Scam Out Of Africa Rents Homes On Craigslist
cbs4denver.com – Denver,CO,USA
One look at the price in the ad and it was clear this was a scam. The ad listed the price as $1300 a month for a five bedroom, incredibly charming home.
|Alleged Fresno Scam Rents Out Foreclosed Homes
KMPH Fox 26 – Fresno,CA,USA
Kinard says she is just one of about 20 families in Fresno who were fooled by the scam. “One of the best pieces of advice is always do your homework,” said …
|Phone scam targeting North Iowa again
Mason City Globe Gazette – Mason City,IA,USA
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|Consumer agency warns about holiday scam
WACH – Columbia,SC,USA
The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs warns consumers about a class-action lawsuit scam. The scam involves an unknown person who calls consumers
|Sheriff’s Department warns of bond scam
Grand Haven Tribune – Grand Haven,MI,USA
AP Breaking News Video The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department is warning residents of a phone scam asking for bond money. According to Lt. Lee Hoeksema,
A restaurant reservation scam
|Ohioans are warned of insurance scam
Chillicothe Gazette – Chillicothe,OH,USA
COLUMBUS – The Ohio Department of Insurance is warning people about a recent phone scam in which the caller claims to be from the person’s auto insurance
Lapland ‘scam‘ costs woman £3000
|Updated 12/2: Phony grandson sets up ‘grandma’ in money scam
Pioneer Press Online – Glenview,IL,USA
By JENNIFER JOHNSON email@example.com A Park Ridge woman lost $3600 last week after she wired money to a person she believed was her grandson. …
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|Aimetis Symphony Thwarts Card Skimming Scam at One of the Nordic’s …
MarketWatch – USA
… that its surveillance platform, Aimetis Symphony(TM) played an instrumental role in thwarting a card skimming scam at ICA Maxi Superstores in Sweden.
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