He was the man behind an identity theft scheme. Hundreds of credit cards found in his home and a large number of victims were hurt by this crime.
His victims trusted him and in return he stole millions of their dollars and destroyed their lives. This case comes with an important warning.
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the largest environmental disaster in US history, was also an opportunity for con artists. Some scammers seized the moment to make an easy fortune.
Thinking about selling something on an online auction site? You need to beware of scam artists who have only one goal in mind.
If you think you’ll never be the target of a conartist – thing again. Here's a story that brings home the point that no one is out of reach of criminals wanting to make an easy fortune.
The US Postal Service delivered gifts to thousands of consumers last month who were victims of scams involving Moneygram.
Consumers trusted her with their personal financial information, but she betrayed their trust. Here's what you need to do to avoid being the victim of con-artists who can turn your life into a nightmare.
You know the old adage "love is blind." Well, that's exactly what so-called sweetheart scammers on counting on.
They thought they had invested their money in real estate.
With the holiday shopping madness about to begin, consumer groups say scammers are ready and waiting to exploit the chaos and take advantage of our desire to get the hottest gifts at the best prices.
Selling phony oil and gas leases over the phone. Con-artists have been doing it for decades and it still works. Here is what you need to know to avoid being a scammer’s next victim.
It seemed like the perfect job, but an ad on Craiglist led one unsuspecting college student directly into the hands of a con-artist.
A Wichita Falls man is facing jail time because he's accused of scamming people from all over the United States.
To protect yourself from any health insurance scams when the Affordable Care Act enrollment starts, insurance experts have some warnings for you.
Criminals are trying to fool people with fake websites for the "Affordable Care Act."
Internet security experts are expecting criminals to take advantage of any confusion when the affordable healthcare act begins. They offer tips to keep you safe.
Area businesses are being contacted by a fake award and the only qualification is paying for it.
Elderly woman turns the tables on a would-be phone scammer.
There is a new twist to an old scam that continues to lure people in. Con-artists have come up with one more way to deceive potential victims of foreign lottery scams.
Next time you think about doing business with a company you don't know much about, keep this story in mind. Dozens of people ended up losing money in this scam disguised as a community charity.