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Police Alerting Residents About Wine Delivery Scam

Police are alerting local residents about a new scam that’s making the rounds.

10/28/2014

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New Email Scam Involving Phony Packages Hits The Internet

With just over eight weeks until Christmas, a new scam involving packages has hit the Internet, and quite possibly, your email.

10/24/2014

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Police: Scammer Claims To Be From Zone 2 Station

Pittsburgh Police are issuing an alert to the public about what they’re calling a sophisticated scam.

10/23/2014

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Car Break-In Leads To Larger Credit Card Theft Scam

KDKA has done a lot of reporting on the record number of car break-ins in Westmoreland County, but recently one happened with a twist and it involved credit card fraud.

09/22/2014

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Suspect Accused Of Scamming Elderly Women To Support Dog Show Hobby Headed To Trial

A Westmoreland County woman accused of ripping off two elderly women to cover the expenses of her dog show hobby is going to trial.

09/10/2014

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Washington Co. Alarm Company Imposter Sought

Police in Washington County have issued a warning after a man tried to gain entry to a home, claiming to be an alarm company employee.

08/27/2014

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Better Business Bureau Issues Warning Over New Computer Scam

The Better Business Bureau has a warning about a computer scam that’s going around. It’s actually an old scam with a new twist.

08/18/2014

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Elderly Sisters Targeted In Roofing Inspection Scam

We’ve heard the story before, and this one’s just as heart breaking.

08/14/2014

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Scammers Posing As Amazon Trying To Trick Consumers

If you shop online, be aware of a phony email that’s circulating.

08/08/2014

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Duo Charged In Pizza Scam To Pay For Girl’s Ballet

A western Pennsylvania couple face dozens of theft and related charges for allegedly going door-to-door selling pizza kit supposedly to raise money for their young daughter’s ballet lessons, but which police say the couple really used to buy drugs.

08/08/2014

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Highmark Warns Of Fake Recruiter Seeking ID Info

Pittsburgh-based health insurer Highmark Inc. is warning people that a fake job recruiter has been contacting people, apparently seeking personal identify information from people over the phone.

08/07/2014

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Monroeville Woman Loses $2K In Telephone Scam

A Monroeville woman is $2,000 poorer after she was targeted in a telephone scam.

07/31/2014

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Duquesne Light On Alert After Scam Attempts At 2 Businesses

The butcher shop on Butler Street in Lawrenceville is a place that needs to stay cool. If it doesn’t, their product spoils pretty fast. That’s way a call late Wednesday freaked out owner Mike Rado.

07/31/2014

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Turnpike Commission Issues Alert About EZ Pass Scam

There’s a new scam alert for Pennsylvania Turnpike EZ Pass customers.

07/10/2014

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