His crime was identity theft. His purpose: to spend as much as he could steal. A dumpster dive of sorts by law enforcement put an end to his devious deeds.
Tax forms are in the mail, but beware: con artists are using taxes and the IRS as an excuse to steal your money and personal information.
Someone who you pray with in church every Sunday tells you about a hot investment. Do you trust them or not?
Here's another good reason to be very cautious about any relationship that begins online.
If you think college financial aid is only going to deserving students, think again. Some scam artists have figured out a way to steal money that should be in the pockets of students who need it.
This is a story of trust betrayed. From the time they were children, they trusted the scam artist we're about to tell you about. But this conman turned on his unsuspecting victims and roped them into his fraudulent schemes.
The calls were ominous but believable. The result - several people conned out of huge amounts of money. The culprit was one woman who ran a more than decade-long scam that preyed on unsuspecting elderly victims.
Home Depot is reporting they had a security breach in their system.
She trusted them but the scam artists who claimed she had just won the lottery were lying through they teeth. The elderly who live alone are prime targets for aggressive conmen.
It sounded like a dream job - a high salary and not a lot of heavy lifting. But, the dream turned into a very expensive nightmare.
Wichita Falls PD's Financial Crimes Unit is investigating cash advance scams that have been emerging in the area.
Insurance fraud is big business and we’re all paying for it. It’s easy to pull off and unlikely, in most cases, to result in any punishment.
How a politician pulled off a 14 million dollar ponzi scheme and some expert advice on how to avoid being victimized.
It’s what we all worry about in this age of the internet – someone stealing your identity and draining your bank account. There are several things you can do to protect yourself.
Millions of victims, millions of dollars lost. How a new crime wave targeting the elderly could rob you of your life savings.
Every year over 40 million people move. In addition to making sure your household items move to your new house, you also need to move your mail. It is a simple process – but there are pitfalls.
Looking for tickets to a concert or sporting event? There’s one scam you should know about.
How one con artist and his mortgage company were able to scam homeowners out of their homes and force them into foreclosure.
Personal information for all of eBay’s 145 million active buyers could have been accessed in a hack two months ago, a company spokeswoman said, as the online auction giant advised all users to change their passwords Wednesday.
A scam targeting thousands of grandparents. How to spot it and avoid being the next victim.