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Security Experts Issue Warning About Facebook Cloning Scam

There’s a new, dark side to Facebook and it could put you at risk of losing your money, reputation and even a friendship.

12/17/2014

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Tree Cutter Charged With Theft And Fraud Against Homeowners

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.

12/12/2014

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Better Business Bureau Issues Holiday Scam Warning

The Better Business Bureau is warning people about some of the most common holiday scams.

12/11/2014

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Police Investigating Possible Cemetery Scam

Police are investigating a possible cemetery scam in Kittanning.

11/21/2014

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Police Working To Track Down Suspected Con Artist In Beaver Co.

Police in Beaver County are trying to track down a suspected con artist, accused of swindling his friends and an employer out of vehicles, electronics and even food.

11/13/2014

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Police: Man Conned Woman For $15K With Cancer Tale

State police say a western Pennsylvania man who befriended a woman at a harness racing track two years ago has since conned her out of $15,000 by pretending he had cancer.

11/13/2014

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Family Says Elderly Couple Scammed Out Of $8,000, Jewelry

Police in Washington County are trying to track down a group of three men who stole thousands of dollars in cash and valuables from an elderly couple in McDonald.

10/31/2014

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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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