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.
'I Felt Used, I Felt Abused': Multiple North Texas Customers Of Alarm Company ScammedAt least a dozen customers of an alarm company were targeted by a local scammer in the Dallas area.
Work From Home Scam Targeting North TexansThe Haltom City Police Department has already taken reports from two different victims this new year who became victims of the same scam.
'Tis The Season For Holiday Swindlers; How To Avoid Charity ScamsJason Moon, a staff attorney at the Federal Trade Commission in Dallas, said while most charities are legit, some take advantage of the American generosity.
Scam Alert: Fraudulent Callers Claim To Be From Texas Attorney General's OfficeTexas AG Ken Paxton is warning about callers claiming to be members of the OAG’s Crime Victim Services Division and trying to get people to share personal information.
Alert: Scam Targets Bank Customers Via Text MessageA phone scam is targeting banking customers via text message, pretending to be with a bank's fraud department and asking about "suspicious withdrawals."
Local Nonprofit Sends Warning After Falling Victim To Customer Service Phone ScamA local nonprofit is warning others after getting conned in a fake customer service phone scam.