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Scammer tells North Dakota father his Marine son is dead

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Elderly man scammed out of thousands of dollars over phone

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A Hendricks County woman said scammers stole thousands of dollars from her unsuspecting 91-year-old father.Read more

BBB warns of Facebook scam asking 'Is this you?'

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The Better Business Bureau is warning the public of a phishing scam hitting Facebook users.Read more

Police warn of scam targeting Venmo users

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Authorities in Massachusetts are warning people of a scam involving a popular money transferring app.Read more


Scott Swan confronts man using his photos to 'catfish' others

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After two years of talking to someone online, Janice Adam realized something wasn't right.Read more

A new way to Catfish: Use a news anchor as bait

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Janice Adam is 80 years old, a widow, and now a victim of a catfish scam. The scammer used a picture of Eyewitness News anchor Scott Swan to trick Janice into sending...Read more