Spoofing Victim Warns Others Of Phone Scams: 'This One, I Felt, Was Really Unbelievably Real'It’s an old scam with some modern twists; someone calls a senior citizen, pretending to be a relative in trouble, and asks for money.
At $1.2 Billion, Massive Medicare Fraud Case May Just Be Tip Of IcebergA record Medicare fraud bust--totaling $1.2 billion in wasted tax dollars--may just be the tip of the iceberg in a case that keeps raising troubling and expensive questions.
Homeless 'Good Samaritan' Gets Probation In GoFundMe ScamProsecutors contend Bobbitt, Katelyn McClure and McClure's then-boyfriend, Mark D'Amico, made up a story in 2017 about Bobbitt giving $20 to help McClure when her car ran out of gas in Philadelphia.
Amazon Sues Chicago Business For Allegedly Taking Part In Work-From-Home Job ScamAmazon is suing a Chicago business for allegedly taking part in a scheme involving an online ad promising money to work for Amazon from home.
Pastor Accused Of Conning Man Into Signing Over Family Home; 'I Don’t Feel Like I Want To Trust Any More Pastors'A Chicago pastor has been accused of trying to steal another man’s family home when the man came to him for help.
'It's A Scam,' Travel Website Offering Luxury Deals InvestigatedSpendelicious, a luxury travel website, promises elite status in hotels and airline loyalty programs for a fee. Airlines and travel-industry experts are calling the website a “scam.”
Customer Says He Was Robbed By A Bank, Phone Scammer"I'm not trying to scam anybody. I just want my money back."
Tyler Perry Warns Fans Not To Fall For Facebook Scams Using His Name"I am not giving away anything on Facebook. I am not giving away any money. My team has to shut down these things every day."
Scam Alert: If Your Own Phone Number Calls You, Don't Pick UpA new scam is tricking victims into giving away precious information by calling them from what appears to be their own phone numbers.
Dozens Of Disney Princess Half Marathon Runners' Credit Cards HackedA trip to Disney World has turned dreams into nightmares for dozens of Disney Princess Half Marathon runners.
Identity Theft Scam Targets Change-Of-Address FormsScammers are latching onto a relatively easy way to steal your identity by using a loophole in the post office's change-of-address system.
Scammers Targeting St. Charles Residents Using City’s Caller ID NumberA scam that's made the rounds for years is currently targeting residents of west suburban St. Charles.
Judge Orders Memorabilia Huckster Held In JailWhile awaiting sentencing for defrauding sports memorabilia collectors, John Rogers went back to the same well.
Police Warn Of Scammers Targeting Online SellersPalos Park police are warning people of online scammers who use online purchases to steal money from the sellers.
14 Skimmers Now Found On ATMs Across ChicagoIn the last month, skimmers have been found at nine Walgreen stores throughout the city, but other locations have also been hit.