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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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FBI Searches Home Of Overbrook Brothers Accused Of Craigslist Scam

The Isabella family living on Maytide Street in Overbrook got a wake-up call from the FBI early Friday morning. The agents had a search and seizure warrant.

04/25/2014

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2 Local Residents Targeted In Fake IRS Employee Scam

Franklin Park Police Chief Donald Dorsch has seen scams hit the area before, but a national one that’s now targeted two local residents is something new.

03/26/2014

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Scammers Target Online Rental Ads, Undercut Price With Fake Ad

A fabulous loft downtown, a home in the suburbs, a luxury townhouse on the slopes – what do these locations all have in common?

02/24/2014

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Funeral Home Scam Trying To Catch You Off Guard

Scam artists are trying to use funeral home newsletters as a way to hack into your computer.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/20/2014

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Scammers Pose As IRS In Time For Tax Season

Just in time for tax season, there’s a new scam you need to know about.

02/18/2014

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Duquesne Light Issues Warning About New Scam

Duquesne Light says scam artists continue to target its customers. They now have a new warning about what you need to watch out for.

01/30/2014

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Be On The Lookout For The “One Ring” Cell Phone Scam

The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers to be on the look out for the “one ring” cell phone scam.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/30/2014

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Elderly Lower Burrell Couple Targeted In Scam

A new twist on an old scam has some homeowners in Westmoreland County on alert after several people have been targeted.

12/26/2013

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Bank Takes Elderly Woman To Court After Losing Thousands In Scam

For 85-year-old Margaret Tolbert and her son Jamie, the walk to her bank is a painful one.

12/23/2013

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Victims Say Phone Scammers Are Going To The Extreme, 80 Calls A Day

A local woman is learning that some telephone scammers never give up.

12/10/2013

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Police Issue Warning About Hostage Phone Scam

Police have issued a warning about a scary phone scam after at least six people in central Pennsylvania have been targeted since the middle of last month.

12/03/2013

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Lottery Winners Being Targeted In New Scam

You buy a lottery scratch-off ticket and dream of winning. Shaun Heckmann won $1,000 more than a year ago; but then this week, he received a call.

11/20/2013

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Local Police Not Enforcing Law Banning Road Solicitations

You’ve no doubt seen them, and they were out again over the weekend. Can collectors for good causes clutter Pittsburgh area streets all year long. Turns out those solicitations are illegal.

10/21/2013

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Officials Issue New Warning About Phone Scams

Phone scams have been around for years, but now there’s a new warning. The callers are getting bolder and downright threatening.

10/14/2013

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