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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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Where To Buy A Cheap Car Online

In place of tiny columns with cryptic abbreviations of a car’s conditions, the Internet boasts searchable listings with generous detail and expansive photo galleries.

06/16/2014

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Bogus Utility Co. Employees Dupe Woman Out Of $3K

Officials are warning the public, after thieves stole $3,000 worth of cash and jewelry out of a local woman’s home.

05/26/2014

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U.S. Postal Service Warns Of Email Scam

Everybody likes to get a package in the mail, but the U.S. Postal Service is warning that scam artists are taking advantage of that.

05/23/2014

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New Cell Phone Scam Targets Verizon Customers

We love our phones, but the bill, not so much.

05/20/2014

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Duquesne Light Warning Customers About New Scam

Duquesne Light is warning customers about a scam that appears to be targeting local businesses.

04/28/2014

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