Online Buyers, Sellers Lured To Burnside Neighborhood And RobbedIn the robberies, the victims are lured under the guise of buying or selling items posted online, Chicago Police said.
Chicago and Northern Illinois' BBB Releases List Of Top Scams In 2017The Better Business Bureau said scammers used a different tactic most often last year to try and steal your money or identity.
Cold-Hearted Crooks Begin Winter Weather ScamsSome scammers are trying to take advantage of the cold weather to cheat people.
BBB Warns Consumers Of Pet ScamsThat new puppy may look cute and cuddly online, and it may be offered for a cheap price, but more times than not, there's no puppy at all.
3 Years For Woman Who Embezzled $1 Million From Field MuseumA U.S. district judge ordered the woman pay back $906,484 in restitution.
FBI Warns Of Romance Scams Ahead Of Valentine's DayWith Valentine’s Day just a few days away, the FBI is warning people who are looking for love not to fall victim to any Romance Scams.
Madigan Warns Of Potential Cubs Ticket ScamsIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is warning consumers to be on the lookout for potential scams when buying tickets to Chicago Cubs World Series games.
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.