Comcast Bill-Saving Scam Sounded So Good, Even Company's Reps Fell For ItIt’s an age-old scam: Crooks convincing victims to pay bills with gift cards.
Online Scammers Who Claim To Be Selling Protective Masks Bilk Lake Zurich Man On eBayA scam alert has been sounded after a man was ripped off while trying to buy masks for his family during the COVID-19 pandemic.
eBay Charges Tax On Some Exempt Items In Illinois After New LawMany people turn to eBay for discounts and deals, but you may want to check twice before placing an order.
235,000 Hair Dryers Recalled Due To Burn RiskThe company heard from 18 consumers burned by the devices, one severely and four sustaining blisters.
'Wayne's World' Cars From Berwyn 'Spindle' Not Exactly Hot ItemsThe red 1967 Volkswagen Beetle and 1976 gray BMW 2002 from the top of the Berwyn spindle have fetched a top bid of $1,925 so far on eBay.
Judge Lets Accused Million-Dollar Toy Thief Await Trial At Northbrook HomeA Northbrook woman accused of using her long black skirt to pilfer toys across America with her husband and daughter may await trial at home, a federal judge said Thursday. But Lela Bogdanov would be wise to avoid any toy stores.
Money-Saving Tips For CampingWith warm weather and clear skies, heading out for a camping trip is one of America’s most popular excursions. Here are some of the best money-saving tips while camping.
Where To Buy A Cheap Car OnlineIn place of tiny columns with cryptic abbreviations of a car's conditions, the Internet boasts searchable listings with generous detail and expansive photo galleries.
Couple Charged In $7M Shoplifting Spree Held Without BailBranko Bogdanov, 58, and his wife, Lela Bogdanov, 52, allegedly operated in tandem with their daughter to pilfer merchandise and sell it on eBay. They were arrested last week at their home in a wealthy Northbrook neighborhood.
Family Accused Of Selling Stolen Goods For $4M On eBayA Northbrook couple and their adult daughter have been arrested for allegedly pulling in $4.2 million on eBay by selling off toys and other merchandise they’d stolen during a 10-year shoplifting odyssey.
Harry Caray's CEO Buys Andrew Shaw's Stanley Cup StitchesThe stitches used to patch an ugly gash in Andrew Shaw’s face the night the Blackhawks clinched the 2013 Stanley Cup have netted $6,500 at auction, with the money going to charity.
Chicago Driver Gives Himself The Boot To Guard Against Car ThievesCar theft is too common a crime in Chicago, with more than 16,000 last year alone. One Chicago car owner took a drastic step to prevent thieves from taking his ride.
Historic Mineola Lounge On Fox Lake For Sale On eBayA suburban resort once frequented by Al Capone is up for sale on eBay.
$40,000 Bid For Uniform Lin Wore Less Than 2 Months AgoWith “Linsanity” in full swing, someone bid $40,000 for the first Knicks uniform Jeremy Lin wore.
Area Man Charged With Selling Madoff's Prison IDA Streamwood man has been arrested by a federal agent for allegedly selling celebrity con man Bernie Madoff’s prison identification card through eBay, police said.