A lawyer is accused of taking his clients’ money and leaving them high and dry, as he tried to decide whether to party in Chicago or California.
Those in the Little Village neighborhood describe it as a form of terror: the looming threat of deportation. That may in part explain how a woman got away with impersonating an officer.
The Internal Revenue service has launched a nationwide attack on the problem of identity theft and false filing of tax returns.
It’s a scam so big thousands of people here in Chicago and around the country lost $5,000,000; and the Federal Trade Commission is still adding it up.
Chicago Police are warning elderly North Side residents of a scam where conmen pose as city workers to enter a home then rob them.
CHICAGO (CBS) — Two Southwest Side men are charged this morning with carrying out a series of carjackings. As WBBM Newsradio’s Bernie Tafoya reports, police say James Mitchell, 37, and Arredeus Green, 21, both of […]
Two women have been charged with trying to collect money from funds intended for the victims of the stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair this past summer.
The Illinois Department of Insurance issued a warning about a health insurance company. Now, the company is trying to resolve the matter.
The Kendall County sheriff’s office is warning residents about a jury duty scam that tries to get personal information from residents.
An old scam is making the rounds of email inboxes, and police in Crystal Lake say some are residents have become victims.
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.