Scam Preying On Generous Mount Pleasant Borough ResidentsThere's a letter going around Westmoreland County asking residents to give, if they can, to help the Mount Pleasant Volunteer Fire Company. It looks legitimate, until you look closer.
Pennsylvania Launches Text Alert System To Warn Seniors About ScamsPennsylvania has a new texting service that aims to protect senior citizens from scams.
Pa. Attorney General Accuses Texas Company In Pa. Low-Income Home Sales ScamPennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro is accusing a Texas company of defrauding at least 70 western Pennsylvanians.
8 Accused Of Stealing Millions In Internet, Wire Fraud ScamEight people in the U.S. and Africa have been arrested on charges that they stole millions from people and businesses around the world though computer and wire fraud.
Retailers’ Efforts To Stop Gift Card Scams Often Fall ShortGift cards are a major industry projected to bring in $160 billion this year alone. But gift cards are more than just money-makers — they’re also a common tool for scammers.
Families Upset When Children's Casting Call Asks For Thousands Up FrontFamilies hoping to get a dream audition in Pittsburgh on Saturday were left disappointed and angry.
Consumer Advocates: Scammers Trying To Trick People During Medicare ID Card TransitionAs people in Pennsylvania begin receiving their new Medicare ID cards in the mail, experts are warning you to beware of scams.
Police: Phone Scammers Pretend To Be Duquesne Light, Threaten To Shut Off PowerPittsburgh Police say scammers are calling Duquesne Light customers and threatening to shut off their power.
Allegheny Co. Sheriff’s Office Warns Of Scam Targeting Medical Community MembersThe Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about a phone scam targeting county residents, specifically those in the medical community.
Scam Alert: If Your Own Phone Number Calls You, Don't Pick UpA new scam is tricking victims into giving away precious information by calling them from what appears to be their own phone numbers.
New Vacation Scam Prompts Warning From Better Business BureauThe Better Business Bureau has issued a warning about a new scam involving vacations to warm weather destinations.
Allegheny Co. Sheriff's Office Warns Of Jury Duty Phone ScamLt. Jack Kearney has many duties in his role at the Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office, but calling random people and demanding money isn’t one of them.