Scammers Hook Victims By Claiming Mail Is Contaminated With COVID-19You may have heard this – “Don’t touch your mail, because it’s covered with COVID-19.” That is not true. But it is an effective scare tactic that identity thieves are using to pull off their scams.
Scammers Are Targeting Online Job Seekers Amid Coronavirus CrisisMany are sheltering in place at home - turning to the internet to find work during this pandemic. So are scammers.
Red Flags Raised As Document Makes Extraordinary Claims About Supplement's Effects On COVID-19Even those without COVID-19 symptoms can fall prey to increasing claims for treatments and cures that are unproven.
Fire Commissioner: Don't Admit No Ambulances Are Available On DispatchRecently, 911 Center dispatchers were juggling calls from the public and even first responders needing ambulance assistance, but were told no ambulances were available.
Rep. Jan Schakowsky Calls For Law To Protect Consumers From Abuses By Ticket BrokersThe CBS 2 Investigators were getting results Tuesday, just one day after we exposed abuses by ticket brokers.
On The Secondary Market, It's Buyer Beware When Tickets Are Sold Twice
Vivid Tickets Loses Top Rating From Better Business Bureau After Repeated ComplaintsThe Better Business Bureau has pulled its "A-plus" rating for a popular Chicago ticket broker because of repeated problems exposed by the CBS 2 Investigators.
Arthur Hilliard Charged In 2017 Diamond Turner Murder Case; Police Renew Efforts To Find Possible Serial Killer Targeting WomenThere has been a major breakthrough in a 3-year-old murder mystery.
Chicago Has Failed To Collect Ambulance Fees, Prevent Misuse Of Ambulances Needed For EmergenciesChicago has failed to collect hundreds of millions of dollars in ambulance service fees over the last two years - money that could be used to pay for additional ambulances and paramedics the mayor has promised as a result of CBS 2 investigations.
More Ambulances Should Be Coming With New Fire Contract, Mayor Lightfoot Tells CBS 2's Pam ZekmanWaiting for an ambulance to arrive for a loved one can feel like eternity, and our CBS 2 investigation found that thousands of people have waited much longer than the city's stated goal of six minutes.
Other Doctors Raise Red Flags, Say Practices Of Neurosurgeon Dr. Demetrius Lopes Are DangerousA controversy over patient safety in the operating room is brewing at one of the area’s biggest hospitals.
Equity Build Ponzi Scheme: 'I Went From A Millionaire To A Pauper Overnight,' One Victim SaysThey thought it was a good bet, but instead their life savings were wiped out and families ruined. CBS 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports.
CBS 2 Investigators: Companies Sign Seniors Up For Unnecessary Genetic Testing, Defraud Medicare Out Of MillionsThis is the story of another in a long series of Medicare scams that continue to cost tax-payers millions of dollars every year.
After CBS 2 Investigators Reports On A Dangerous Intersection, It Got A Stoplight; 'It Will Probably Save Some Lives'After four years of asking the state for a traffic signal, IDOT finally began construction this past spring, which also included new pedestrian walkways, street lamps and cameras for added safety.
Cook County Property Tax Bills: Where Does Your Money Go?Every year when Cook County property tax bills come out, property owners are shocked by increases they cannot understand.