Joliet Man Loses All His Bitcoin After Fraudster Hijacks His Phone Number Hacks His AccountsAll of a Joliet man's Bitcoin went poof, gone, vanished, after a hacker got into his accounts and drained the cryptocurrency.
Residents Repairing Homes After Tornado Run Into Sky-High Prices For Lumber, Other Construction MaterialsThere is no good time for a tornado to strike, but the one in the western suburbs on Sunday night ravaged homes at a time when construction costs are already sky high due to the challenges of the pandemic.
IDOT Warns Of Phishing Scams Involving Texts, Emails Looking For Personal InformationThe Illinois Department of Transportation on Tuesday warned the public about phishing scams involving texts and emails purporting to be from the department.
A Warning On Phishing Scams Targeting Mobile Devices After Teen Finds His Savings Drained From His Bank AccountRemember how awesome it was to get your first paycheck? A teenager in Illinois had that very excitement drain from his face when his bank account also drained.
Despite Full Reopening Coming Up, COVID-19 Surcharges Not Going Anywhere At Many Chicago BusinessesBecause the coronavirus numbers are looking so good, Chicago returns to a "full normal" this Friday. But we've learned that the COVID-19 surcharges we have been paying lately may be here to stay.
Tower Show Productions, Organizer Of Huge Holiday Craft Show Benefiting Lambs Farm, Is Accused Of Shutting Down And Leaving Artists High And DryOrganizers of a large suburban holiday craft show are accused of closing up operations and leaving artists out of thousands of dollars.
City Launches New Portal For Shared Housing Hosts, Who Now Must Register With BACP To Rent Out Through Services Such As AirbnbThe Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection on Tuesday launched a new online portal to process registrations for shared housing such as Airbnb and HomeAway.
Suburban Man Thought He'd Found The Love Of His Life, But Ended Up Losing $8,000 In Online Romance Catfishing ScamA suburban man is out $8,000 – and his story is tale of loneliness, love, pain, and a popular ruse.
Man Almost Falls Victim To Scammer On Facebook Marketplace, Who He Thinks Pirated A Real Apartment Rental AdA legitimate apartment listing was copied and pasted on a different website – and was apparently used in a scam to get money quick.
FCC Program Offering $50 Off Internet Bills For Millions Of AmericansIt's aimed at helping people who are facing extreme financial hardship stay connected during the pandemic.
Gas Prices Up 6 Cents Per Gallon Since Last Week, Averaging $3.51 In ChicagoAnyone filling up right now is going to feel it - a big jump in gas prices.
Oak Lawn Woman Got Locked Out Of Her Facebook Business Account, And Even Facebook Can't Be Sure If The Email To Blame Was A ScamAn Oak Lawn woman said she was shut out of her company’s Facebook page – and even Facebook itself isn’t sure whether it’s a scam or not.
Prices Are Way Up On Almost Everything, And Experts Say It Won't Be Slowing Down Anytime SoonExperts say companies are struggling to keep up with demand, and production costs are skyrocketing. And now, we're paying for it.
After Earlier Refusal, Peloton Recalls Treadmills In Wake Of Child's Death, Dozens Of Injuries; 'Peloton Made A Mistake'"I want to be clear, Peloton made a mistake in our initial response to the CPSC's request," said Peloton CEO John Foley. "We should have engaged more productively with them from the outset. For that, I apologize."
Music Manager Says Rapper Queen Key, Producer DJ Ayo Were Paid For Services During Pandemic, But Never DeliveredA music manager claims she was scammed by an up-and-coming rapper and producer.