An Indiana couple is facing charges of extortion after allegedly being involved in a fake kidnapping scam.
Chicago City Treasurer Stephanie Neely says the same scam that put the deed to her South Side home in someone else’s name has spread to other states.
A South Holland man is going to prison for 17 years for running a mortgage fraud scam that cost lenders about $16 million.
The FBI says be careful if you plan on purchasing a car on the Internet, because it could be a scam.
One suburban couple describes how a man claiming to be a new neighbor coaxed them from their house while someone cleaned out their valuables. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
A scam came between an elderly Northwest Indiana woman and nearly $10,000 of her money.
A Wilmette police officer stands charged with ordering a drunken driving suspect to pay her a cash bond for release, even though no such bond was legally required.
Believe it or not, there are some people who look forward to the damaging thunderstorms, because storms can be a fast and easy way to rack up thousands of dollars from unnecessary repairs.
Police say the victims come from all over the country — people who wanted to be parents, but now say they got scammed on an adoption Web site.
Illinoisans who plan to donate to earthquake and tsunami relief efforts underway in Japan should be careful not to fall prey to fund-raising scams by con artists seeking to exploit the natural disaster for their personal profit, Attorney General Lisa Madigan said Friday.
The federal government has filed fraud complaints against three men for an alleged fake car accident scam.
A Naperville man lost $200,000 recently, after falling for a scam involving the fictitious kidnapping of a woman.
River Forest police are warning residents about a scam that cost an older couple their wedding rings and other jewelry items this week.
Beware of the midnight caller warning you of trouble with your bank. It may very well be a call from thieves, targeting your credit cards and cash. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports on a vicious scam targeting Chicago seniors.
Police are warning seniors to watch out for a telephone scam in which the perpetrators may steal their financial information.
The Bears are a hot (fake) ticket — so buyer beware.
One potential car buyer nearly got hooked in twice by cars priced at rock bottom — supposedly by military personnel about to be deployed.
Police are reminding west suburban Aurora residents of the importance of checking the identification of anyone who may come to their homes purporting to be utility workers or others offering home repair services.