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.
Loyalty rewards programs — coupons, discounts and cashback — are a long-established, effective methods used by retailers to keep customers coming back.
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.
The Better Business Bureau is warning people about some of the most common holiday scams.
Police are investigating a possible cemetery scam in Kittanning.
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.
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.
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.
Police are alerting local residents about a new scam that’s making the rounds.
With just over eight weeks until Christmas, a new scam involving packages has hit the Internet, and quite possibly, your email.