Police: North Texas Parents Are Being Told During Scam Calls That Their Children Were KidnappedA phone scam where parents are being told their children were kidnapped has been targeting victims in North Texas recently over the last month.
Latest Phone Scam Targets Residents As Social Security Administration EmployeesEveryone has heard of the IRS phone scam, but now con artists have increasingly started to pose as employees with the Social Security Administration.
'Congratulations, You Won' Pop Up Scam Infecting iPhones And AndroidsThe new wave of "congratulations" pop-up ads promise prizes like free Amazon gift cards, iPhones, or cash in exchange for clicking on the message or submitting personal information.
North Texas Family Targeted In 'Virtual Kidnapping' ScamDon Ferguson of Sachse, got the call every parent dreads, telling him his son was hurt and in danger. It was all a scam, but a convincing one.
US Marshals Warn Of Jury Duty Phone ScamThe scam involves people claiming to be U.S. Marshals, court officers or law enforcement officials seeking to collect a fine in lieu of arrest for failing to report to jury duty.
Electric Bill 'Past Due Warning' Could Be ScamPolice say in each incident, the victim receives a phone call from someone representing themselves as a Denton Municipal Electric employee.
Jury Service Phone Scam Happening In DentonDenton Police warn citizens this is not a legitimate representative of the court and not to set up any type of payment that is requested by this person.
Mansfield Police Warns About Phone Scammer Pretending To Be Law EnforcementRecently, residents told police they received phone calls from 817-***-4778.
Electric Company Warning: Beware Of Fake Utility WorkersOncor Electric is warning customers through social media of thieves posing as employees. The fake workers have been reported in towns across North Texas -- from Mesquite to Midland.
Scammers Posing As Garland Officials Threatening Jail TimeMost people will do just about anything to avoid going to jail. That's why one scam in Garland can be especially effective.
Fort Worth BBB Warns Of Costly Phone ScamThe Fort Worth Better Business Bureau is warning residents about a new phone scam which has cost many unsuspecting victims hundreds of dollars.
Senator West Warns Of Phone Scam In DallasState Senator Royce West (D-Dallas) is warning Dallas residents of a phone scam.
Fighting Back Against Spam Text MessagesMore and more often, scammers and even legitimate advertisers are bombarding consumers with unsolicited text messages on their cell phones.
Local Residents Warned About Police Phone ScamPolice in Denton are issuing a warning for residents after some received phone calls from people claiming to be police officers, but aren’t.