Man Has Warning After Being Scammed Out Of $11,000 By Fake Fraud Department That Persuades Him To Buy Gift CardsA senior citizen lost $11,000 to a fraudster who convinced him to run around town buying gift cards.
Crete Couple Says Home Repair Contractor Took Over $6,000 And Ran, And A Staffer Looked Familiar From Our Past StoriesA suburban family is out more than $6,000 to supposed contractors.
CBS 2 Exclusive: State Has Changed Policy To Try To Prevent Random Social Security Numbers Being Mailed To Strangers, But The List Of Victims Has Grown LongerThe list of victims is getting longer – the unlucky residents whose names and Social Security numbers were shared with strangers by the State of Illinois.
Lawsuit Seeks To Void Out Reverse Mortgages That Mark Diamond Is Accused Of Tricking Seniors Into SigningA man is suspected of stealing millions of dollars from vulnerable people in Chicago in a reverse mortgage scam.
Drivers Who Use Illinois Tollways Say They're Having Problems Paying Online, Are Ending Up With FinesAll they want to do is pay their tolls, but driver after driver says it is not as simple as it sounds – and now, it is costing them even more.
After Friends Call Off Trip To Mexico Because Of Pandemic, They Can't Get Full Refund Or Credit From AirbnbSome friends joined together to book a stay in Mexico next winter, before the pandemic spread across the U.S. and other countries. When it became clear things weren’t going to work out, they figured they would get a full refund or at least a credit. But Airbnb said no dice.
For Holiday Shoppers, 'Buy Now, Pay Later' Services Are A Hot OptionToday, one of the hottest payment trends is, “Buy now, pay later.” So what does that mean?
Stimulus Package Update: Plan Should 'Give As Generous Aid To Local Governments As Possible,' Economist SaysThe proposed $908 billion coronavirus relief package is gaining traction in Congress. But will it be enough, and will it come in time?
When Can You Get The COVID Vaccine?The COVID-19 vaccine will be available to millions of Americans this month, but who qualifies depends on certain factors.
Suburban Realtor Says Scammers Keep Using His Listings To Trick PeopleA suburban realtor says enough is enough – he is sick of scammers using his listings to trick people.
Getting Hosed: The City Makes Massive Errors On Water Bills For Metered AccountsFor years, the CBS 2 Investigators have exposed baffling gaffes in the bureaucracy that is the Chicago Department of Water Management: big, bad bills. By bad, we mean wrong.
Stimulus Package Update: Are Politicians Finally Ready To Make A Deal?With COVID cases spiking nationwide, and the economy set to feel the effects, politicians start to get more serious about a stimulus package.
Stimulus Package Update: Lawmakers Announce Bipartisan Coronavirus Relief PlanCentrist Democrats and Republicans announced a $908 billion plan to address COVID relief that would help state and local governments, small businesses and individuals.
Why Does Illinois' Unemployment System Keep Failing So Many People? A Quest For Answers ContinuesIllinois’ unemployment system continues to fail the people out of work in Illinois. CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker set out to get the answers taxpayers deserve from top managers at the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
Getting Hosed: After Vietnam Vet Rodney Andrews Got Hit With $10,700 Water Bill At House Where He'd Never Lived, He Gets A Surprise Of New Appliances To Make It A Home