Con Men Dressed As Construction Crew Ransack Elderly Couple's Home For Cash, $5,000 In Jewelry, Including Their Wedding RingsDoorbell camera video shows the crooks hightailing it just moments after ripping off the couple.
Scammers Target PayPal Users With Bogus Emails; 'It Just Blows My Mind That Everything Was Fake'It's a name we've come to know and trust, but PayPal's reputation is taking a hit, as criminals are upping their game in a new twist to a ugly scam that's robbing millions from consumers.
Scam Artists Steal Cash, Jewelry From Elderly Woman In HuntleyA couple scam artists bilked a 90-year-old woman out of jewelry and cash on Tuesday when one of them posed as a village worker stopping by her home in northwest suburban Huntley.
Storm-Chasing Scammers "Come Out Of The Woodwork" To Prey On Flood Victims“They take advantage of the consumers who are in dire need of getting their houses fixed,” Better Business Bureau CEO Steve Bernas said.
Cops Warn Of Blackhawks And Bulls Ticket ScamsPolice said scam artists have been getting people to send them money in exchange for nothing, by selling tickets for ridiculously low prices on Craigslist and Backpage, and telling buyers to go to CVS stores to wire them money using Western Union and MoneyGram, but once the scammers get the money, the victims get nothing.