Scam Artists Follow Hail Storms, Authorities WarnThe key here is for homeowners not to let contractors take advantage of them at a time when they may be vulnerable. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
Utilities, Watchdog Warn Customers Of ScamsIt's unusual for three utilities and the Citizens Utility Board to come together for a single news conference, but they did just that Friday to try to prevent customers from being scammed.
2 Investigators: Sophisticated, Fast-Growing Phone Scams Costing Victims MillionsThousands of people have lost millions dollars on the newest telemarketing scams that prey on some of our worst fears. Law enforcement officials describe them as ruthless and relentless.
Better Business Bureau: Even In Love, Buyer BewareAhead of Valentine’s Day on Saturday, the Better Business Bureau was warning about scammers who prey on people looking for love.
Scammers Targeting Holiday ShoppersYou're in the holiday mood, ready to spend some money, but be careful: you could be the target of a holiday scam. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker takes a look at the top five scams that could ruin your holidays.
That Wedding Dress Deal Online? It May Be Too Good To Be TrueThousands of bad websites are ripping off brides to be. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker talks to one victim.
Better Business Bureau Releases List Of Top Ten Scams Of 2013Chicago's Better Business Bureau has made a list of the top ten scams of last year.
Attorney General Warns Of Scams Sparked By Immigrant Driver's LicensesThe state of Illinois began issuing temporary visitors' driver's licenses to those who are not U.S. citizens on Tuesday. Already, prosecutors are reporting scams.
Des Plaines Residents On Alert For Flood ScamsFlood stricken Des Plaines residents have more to worry about now.
Crystal Lake Man, 4 Others Charged With Scamming Veterans, MilitaryFederal charges have been leveled against five people, in alleged schemes to cheat veterans and the military.
ComEd Warns Customers About Potential ScamsWith the heat wave and major storms, scammers are out in force looking to take advantage of unsuspecting customers.
In Wake Of Storm, Tips To Avoid Repair ScamsFirst, it was the storm, packed with ferocious winds and rain—and two tornadoes—that left a wide path of destruction.