scam

VERIFY: Fake text messages impersonating banks, talking about government checks and how to spot them

Published:
Updated:
There's no shortage of scammers trying to take advantage of coronavirus-related fears and confusion.Read more

'It’s a huge win': Idaho bank employees thwart scam, saving customer thousands of dollars

Published:
Updated:
Washington Federal employees in Boise exposed a scam and kept a customer from losing $24,000.Read more

VERIFY: Watch out for coronavirus scams

Published:
Updated:
The World Health Organization and the Better Business Bureau have both warned against scammers taking advantage of coronavirus panic.Read more


Better Business Bureau issues warning of scams in light of Kobe Bryant tragedy

Published:
Updated:
The Better Business Bureau is warning basketball fans not to fall for scams that pop up in light of tragedy.Read more

Reports: Texting scam disguises itself as delivery notification from Amazon, FedEx

Published:
Updated:
There's a new scam going around which disguises as a text message from Amazon and FedEx to take you to a survey in order to get your credit card information.Read more

Scammer tells North Dakota father his Marine son is dead

Published:
Updated:
A North Dakota man unwittingly gave his social security number to someone who called and told him his son, who is in the U.S. Marine Corps, was killed during a live fire...Read more

BBB warns about 'Secret Sister' scam on Facebook

Published:
Updated:
The Better Business Bureau is once again warning Facebook users about the "Secret Sister" gift exchange scam.Read more

Real cops turn the tables on a scammer posing as an officer

Published:
Updated:
Real cops in Putnam County are after phone scammer pretending to be a sheriff's deputy.Read more

It's a 'SCAM' warns Costco, stop sharing this fake $75 coupon on social media now

Published:
Updated:
An image of what is said to be a Costco coupon is being shared on social media, but the company warns, this is a "SCAM."Read more


Digital wallets like Apple Cash can't help if you're scammed

Published:
Updated:
Con artists often get away with scams because digital payment services such as Venmo and Apple Cash don't protect consumers the same way credit cards do.Read more

Johnson County man with dementia scammed out of $4,000

Published:
Updated:
The Johnson County Sheriff's Office is warning the public about telemarketing fraud after a man with dementia was scammed out of thousands of dollars last week.Read more