'I Set Up A Studio In My Garage': North Texas Woman Recalls Losing Nearly $200,000 To Bruno Mars ImposterA North Richland Hills woman is speaking out for the first time about the romance scam involving a Bruno Mars imposter that cost her close to $200,000.
Farmers Branch Mayor Robert Dye's Image Used In Scam On InstagramSomeone impersonated him in a fake Instagram account, then used that account to solicit payments from unsuspecting victims who expected to access a federal grant.
US Attorney In Texas Warns Residents To Be Aware Of Possible Fraud Related To COVID-19 VaccineA Texas attorney with the Department of Justice is sending out a warning about possible scammers who might use the COVID-19 vaccine as a way to prey on residents.
Beware Of Scammers Shopping For Your Personal InformationWhen a phony Amazon email came across the I-Team's desk, they set out to outsmart the scammer.
BBB Says Crooks Are Out To Steal Your Holiday Spirit, Warns About Common Holiday ScamsBlack Friday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday are all events marking the beginning of the holiday shopping season, but officials with the BBB are reminding consumers that crooks are putting seasonal spins on everyday scams.
Elaborate Scheme Scams 'Thousands Of Consumers' And Toy Company Little TikesTexans are heading into the holiday season and Covid-19 numbers are on the rise again. It's the perfect combination for fraudsters.
Look Out For COVID-19 Scams Related To Tests, Trials And Cures“The scammers are often very good at what they do” Reid Tepfer, an attorney at the Federal Trade Commission told the CBS 11 I-Team.
Georgia Man Gets Federal Prison For Masters Golf Ticket SchemeFederal prosecutors say Stephen Michael Freeman, 42, and three family members in Texas sold those tickets for a profit.
Former White House Adviser Steve Bannon Arrested In Border Wall Fraud Scam That Included Texas ProjectSteve Bannon, a former Former White House adviser, has been arrested on charges that he ripped off donors to an online “We Build The Wall” fundraising scheme.
Irving Man Accused Of Stealing $100K For Fake Movie Rights"Just like the films he pitched, it was all make-believe." Shiva Chandan Reddy Thudi, 26, of Irving, recently pleaded guilty in federal court to wire fraud.
Fake Work-From-Home Jobs On Rise As Unemployment Soars: 'I'd Really Like Someone To Catch Them'Crooks are capitalizing on the coronavirus, luring job seekers with phony listings on social media or sites like Craigslist.
Federal Court Issues Restraining Order Against Website Offering Fake Coronavirus VaccineInformation published on the website claimed to offer consumers access to World Health Organization (WHO) vaccine kits in exchange for a shipping charge of $4.95.
Scammers Going Door-To-Door Soliciting Fake Funds For Everman ISD Computers Everman ISD Superintendent Dr. Curtis Amos sent a letter to parents warning about scammers going door-to-door soliciting funds for computers.
'I Just Hope It's Not True': North Texan With Dwarfism Reacts To Theory That 9-Year-Old Boy Faked Being BulliedThe story of a 9-year-old Australian boy with dwarfism seen sobbing on social media because of alleged bullying is now getting criticized and called into question.
Two Sentenced In North Texas Multi-Million Dollar Investment Fraud SchemeTwo Texas men were sentenced to federal prison for an investment fraud scheme and ordered to pay $9 million in restitution to victims.