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Cyberscammers Attack Black Friday and Cyber Monday Consumers

Cyber Scam Alert- Cyber Monday and Black Friday consumers are warned about Cyber Scammers this upcoming Holiday weekend. Cybercriminal are most attracted to consumers shopping via social media and mobile devices. Emails are filling up inboxes and social media posts are

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APS Scam Alert: Fake Representatives Phone Customers for Money

APS in Phoenix is warning customers of fake callers claiming to be a representative from Arizona Public Service (APS), asking for customers to pay accounts immediately over the phone. In the last year, more than 300 cases of fake APS customer service scams

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Free Tool to Stop Cell Phone Fraud

CheckESNFree released free services to protect mobile device users from cell phone fraud. The reliable website allows users free access to check the history of their mobile device through a database which covers most cell phones and providers across the United

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‘Real Housewives’ Stars Indicted on Fraud charges

The Real Housewives of New Jersey just got a little more real as the infamous couple, Joe and Teresa Giudice, face additional fraud charges. Giuseppe “Joe” Giudice and wife Teresa Giudice, were both indicted Monday on one count of bank fraud and one

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Debit and Credit Card Fraud Increases

Credit card fraud affects nearly 10 percent of Americans and is the leading category of reported complaints to the CSN (Consumer Sentinel Network). A total of $5.55 billion worldwide has been collected in credit card fraud, ranking as one of

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IRS Warns of Phone Tax Scam

Scam Alert – The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is warning the public about a phone scam that targets people across the nation, including recent immigrants. Callers are claiming to be from the IRS and telling intended victims they owe taxes and

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SMECO Warns Customers of Payment Scam

  Alert- A scam involving prepaid Green Dot Visa and MasterCard Debit Cards are being swiped by callers who misrepresent themselves as Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) employees. Customers and members of SMECO are warned of these calls coming from

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Global ATM Thieves Plead Guilty to One of the World’s Largest Bank Heists

Three New York members of a global hacking ring have pleaded guilty in connection with one of the world’s largest bank heists. According to federal prosecutors these three New York members stole $45 million through ATMs within a matter of

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Chimney Sweep Scams Approach This Holiday Season

With the holiday’s soon approaching the cold weather is right behind, bringing along chimney scam season for consumers to worry about. This time of year several consumers start looking to get  their chimney’s cleaned in preparation for the cold months

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Jesse Jackson Jr. Agrees to Pay $200,000 in Fraud Case

Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. agrees to pay $200,000 of the $750,000 he owes from a recent fraud judgement. Unable to meet financial obligations, Jesse Jackson has promised to start paying off his debt by first selling property he owns in Washington,

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