IRS Imposters Confess To CBS11 I-TeamJust minutes before claiming to be a criminal, the man on the phone told Allen she had reached the Internal Revenue Service. He said his name was Officer Steve Jones. Once we identified ourselves, his story changed.
Texan Gets 7 Years For Craigslist Airline Jobs ID ScamA North Texas man must serve seven years in prison for running a Craigslist airlines jobs scam and stealing personal information from applicants.
Jamaican Man Gets Prison For Texas Sweepstakes ScamA man from Jamaica must serve more than six years in a U.S. prison for a sweepstakes scam that cheated a Texan out of $300,000. Andre Hugh Saunders is also ordered to repay more than $505,000 to victims of the scheme.
Texas Man Gets 15 Years For Running Wind Farm Investment ScamIn addition to having to pay nearly $3.4 million in restitution, a Colleyville man has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for running a wind farm investment scam.
Former Hall Of Fame Track Star's Life Savings SwindledA Plano couple faces eviction from their assisted-living center, despite having saved a quarter of a million dollars for retirement.
Ex-Dallas Securities Broker Gets 3 Years In Prison For FraudA former North Texas securities broker who falsely promised double-your-money deals to some investors must serve three years in prison for fraud.
Xcel Energy Warns Texas Customers Of Phone ScamA electric and natural gas company has warned Texas and New Mexico customers to beware of pay-over-the-phone schemes.
Lotto Scam Alert Before And After First Billion Dollar JackpotEverybody wants a piece of the Powerball pie, and scammers are trying to cash in on that.
Storm Aftermath: Avoiding Insurance ScammersAs people start rebuilding from the devastating storms, they need to be careful of scammers who are out there ready to take advantage.
Better Business Bureau's Scam TrackerTo learn about scams in your area you can check out the Better Business Bureau's scam tracker
Texas Woman Charged For Faking Daughter's Cancer To Get $Authorities say a Texas mother shaved her 7-year-old daughter's head and claimed she had terminal cancer to scam people out of money.
Mother/Daughter Scam Artists Hit Popular RestaurantsBroken Glass Bandits are prowling DFW claiming they found glass in food.