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A rise in scams involving home rentals and pets has prompted authorities in Ventura County to issue a warning cautioning people when making purchases or conducting business online. "The scammers will request payment or deposits upfront and promise delivery," said the Ventura County Sheriff's Office. "They will then...
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It has been a while, but Evergy is warning customers of scams involving people trying to represent the company as they take your money. Spokesman Andrew Baker says there were a lot of reports just Monday of people claiming to represent Evergy and demanding immediate payment to avoid service disconnections.......
About a decade ago, Zenaida Merlin and Luis Estrada started their catering business, D’Maize. Estrada was trained as a chef in their native El Salvador. He spent half his day at another job and the other half making pupusas and other dishes in their home kitchen, in San Fra...
SARASOTA COUNTY (WFLA) – Crooks are constantly coming up with new ways to con people out of their hard-earned money. The Better Business Bureau is now warning consumers of a scheme tied to a phony online boat sales company that claims to be headquartered in Sarasota. The BBB says......
Over the course of five months, Elliott Greenblott tallied more than 220 COVID-19-related scams targeting Twin State residents.That number likely only scratches the surface.“Sometimes people will say there is nothing new under the sun; that’s true with scamming as well,” Greenblott, the Vermont coordinator of the AARP Fraud Watch......
By LEAH WILLINGHAM | Associated Press/Report for America JACKSON — Two men were indicted this week by a federal grand jury in Mississippi, accused of taking part in an $85 million Ponzi scheme involving a fictitious lumber company, a prosecutor says. Ted Brent......
Scam City: The unlicensed 'forex trader' who lost £3.8 million  BBC Three Read full article at www.bbc.co.uk...
Punjab’s Anti-Corruption Establishment said on Monday that it has started investigating the Rawalpindi Ring Road (R3) project scam.A spokesperson of the department said that the Director-General Anti-Corruption Mohammad Gohar has named a team that includes legal, technical, and economic experts. “The team has launched a probe into the scand...
The post-pandemic pent up demand for travel has the summer travel industry booming. But rather than looking to hotels for overnight stays, travelers are increasingly looking at home rentals. While these properties offer privacy and distance from crowds, they could pose threats to consumers’ wallets. Crooks steal photos and descriptions......