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Firefighters search a heavily damaged home after a tornado struck on November 17, 2013 in Washington, Illinois. Several tornadoes touched down across the Midwest today with at least three people reported dead in Illinois. (Credit: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

State Warns Of Disaster Relief Scams

The state is trying to prevent Illinois tornado victims from becoming victims of scam artist contractors.

11/26/2013

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Cell Phone Picture Leads Police To Alleged Scam Artist

A cell phone picture helped police in Lincolnshire catch an alleged scammer.

CBS Chicago–02/29/2012

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Mount Prospect Police Warn Of ‘Car Accident’ Scam

Mount Prospect police say a scam artist is knocking on doors in the northwest suburbs.

11/17/2010