Chauncey Clinton, 65, of Ross Township was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury on charges he cashed his late mother’s social security checks for nearly four decades.
Watchdog groups have issued a warning about charity scams related to the Boston Marathon tragedy.
Someone is allegedly using Facebook to exploit a local police officer’s recent heart attack.
Many local roads and driveways are torn up after a long winter. It may be a good idea to get your driveway fixed, but beware because police say there’s a scam going around.
It’s one of the biggest scams targeting older people right now. We’ve told you about Jamaican lottery schemes before.
Around 3 p.m. Saturday afternoon, Danny Dastranj is getting ready to close his “Penn-West Gold and Diamond Company” on Perry Highway.
The Better Business Bureau has issued a warning about scam artists pretending to be protecting you from telemarketers.
Don’t think you’re too smart to get taken. Some of the newest scams have twists and turns you might never expect.
Lottery scams are not uncommon, but they typically involve a scam artist in another country or at least another state. What makes this latest local case unusual is that a person involved in the scam actually showed up at the victim’s house. KDKA is hiding the victim’s identity for her own safety.
The holiday shopping season is already underway, and there are sure to be some great deals out there. However, there are also scams that target consumers. That is the bad news. The good news is that you do not have to become a victim.
Police are urging the public to beware of spam text messages.
If you’re locked out of your home or car, a locksmith can be your lifeline, but make sure you hire a reputable one to avoid being ripped off.
A man is now in police custody, accused of running up up tabs of thousands of dollars at area hotels and then skipping out on the bill.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Carnegie Police Chief Jeff Harbin about a new scam hitting the elderly in our area.
Bolder and nastier is how investigators describe the crooks behind the latest scams that are victimizing people in our area. The tactics they are using may shock you.