The FBI in Pittsburgh says a Maryland man scammed a South Korean steel company out of $375,000 by pretending to work for a Japanese talent agency on behalf of musician Pharrell Williams.
Two former Georgia state prison inmates are jailed in that state on charges that they phoned Pittsburgh-area residents and scammed six into wiring $990 each, supposedly to pay fines for missing jury duty.
Officials have issued a warning about a scam that tries to trick you into revealing your credit card information.
Westmoreland County is putting out a warning about a new phone scam.
There’s another scam alert.
Elaine Palahunik has never cheated on her taxes, so she was floored to get a call on her answering machine recently telling her to call back or else.
A tax time scam is targeting people all across the nation, including right here in Pittsburgh
State Rep. Brian Ellis says someone pretending to be an IRS agent called his home last week and said he and his wife would be arrested if they didn’t pay nearly $4,000 to settle a supposed debt.
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It’s tax refund season and Raymond Grey was expecting a $2,000-plus check from the IRS, but now it’s unclear if that check will ever arrive in the mail.
A former Pittsburgh man has pleaded guilty in a counterfeit money scheme based in Uganda, and several other financial schemes for which he was free on bond when he got caught passing one of the $100 bills at a coffee shop.
The Better Business Bureau is warning people about a scam where your cellphone isn’t merely infected, it’s frozen, and the scammers demand ransom to unlock it.
State police are investigating after they say a Westmoreland County woman was scammed out of $1,500 over the phone.
There’s a new, dark side to Facebook and it could put you at risk of losing your money, reputation and even a friendship.
When Eugene Askey showed up at the District Magistrate’s office in Jeannette for a preliminary hearing on one scam, Westmoreland County detectives were waiting to arrest and charge him with scamming five more residents from May to October of this year.