BB&T Customers Have Bank Accounts Drained By Spoof Callers: 'Every Time He Put Me On Hold He Took More Money Out'A new twist on a popular scam is draining bank accounts across the country. The scariest part is how much the scammers know about their victims.
FCC Warns Of Late-Night 'One Ring' Call Back ScamIf an unknown number with a “222” area code rings up your phone in the middle of the night – don’t call back.
North Texas Business Sets Up Own Sting Operation To Recover Stolen Goods"We were taken advantage of big time," said Rachel Wiebe, the president of the Dallas Flooring Warehouse.
Fort Worth Woman Discovers ID Stolen After Getting Billed For Items Purchased In ColoradoKathleen Cammack says the first red flag that she may have fallen victim to a scam came in January when she and her husband received a Verizon bill for four new lines opened in Colorado.
Texas: 3 Men Get Federal Prison In $4.2M Nonprofits ScamA federal judge in South Texas has sentenced three men to prison and ordered repayment of more than $4.2 million in an investment scam targeting nonprofit groups.
UT Arlington Student Victimized By Scam Email That Appeared To Be From ProfessorThe email said the professor was seeking payment for fees via gift cards. As a result, the student purchased $200 worth of gift cards and sent the gift card numbers to the scammer.
Arrest Warrant Phone Scam Warning In Navarro CountyThe caller says money needs to be wired immediately or a warrant will be issued and the person called would be arrested.
Official Wants Resignations After Texas County Scammed Out Of $525KThe county discovered the theft in June involving a scammer who was pretending over email to represent a Houston construction company scheduled to repair roads.
Former Texas Congressman Stockman Gets 10 Years In Prison For ConspiracyFormer Texas Rep. Steve Stockman will serve 10 years in federal prison for conspiring to bilk at least $775,000 from conservative foundations that intended the donations for charities and voter education.
Scam Robocalls Ringing In The Millions In DFWConsumers received more than 18 billion robocalls in 2017, a 75 percent increase from the year before, according the CBS News.
Texas Woman Gets Prison In Virtual Kidnapping, Ransom ScamA Texas woman has been sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison for her role in what investigators called a "virtual kidnapping" extortion scam.
Deputies Say Scammer Flattened Tires, Then Charged To Change ThemPolice are looking for a man who is accused of flattening the tires on cars only to charge the drivers to change them with the spare.
'It's A Big Scam': Retailers Respond To Gift Card Theft"Gift card draining,” is a fairly new and common technique for thieves that recently hit close to home for CBS 11 News.
Prison Worker In Texas Guilty Of Scamming Inmate RelativesA federal prison worker in Texas has pleaded guilty to scamming relatives of some inmates by soliciting cash and saying the funds would help get their loved ones released early.
Consumer Justice Investigates 'Hostage Movers'Presidential Moving Services is accused of holding people's belongings hostage and increasing agreed upon costs for services.