Grandparents Increasingly Targeted By Impostors Who Know 'Everything' About ThemThe government is releasing new information about a growing scam targeting older Americans. It tricks people into mailing cash to people pretending to be their grandchildren. Victims reportedly lose an average of $9,000.
U.S. Attorney: Multi-Million Dollar Medicaid Fraud Scheme Was 'Family Crime Conspiracy'Twelve people are accused in one of the biggest fraud schemes ever prosecuted in the region.
Better Business Bureau Issues Warning About 6 Common Holiday ScamsWith the holiday shopping season upon us, there are many deals to be had. While you're trying to save money, scammers are hoping to cash in on everyone's love of a good deal.
Pa. Attorney General Issues Warning About Increased Gift Card Scam CasesGift card scam artists are really looking for victims, says state Attorney General Josh Shapiro.
Police Looking For Pair Of Fake Utility Workers Ransacking Homes, Stealing ValuablesPolice in Westmoreland County are looking for two men who they say are going door-to-door, posing as utility workers and scamming people out of their money and valuables.
FBI Pittsburgh Says Fake Charities Looking To Exploit Those Giving To Synagogue Shooting Victims 'Won't Be Tolerated'The FBI Pittsburgh office is warning people to be careful of the charities, organizations and collectors they are giving donations to in the wake of the Squirrel Hill synagogue shooting.
BBB Issues Warning Over Back-To-School Coupon ConThere’s a new warning about a "coupon con," which is designed to swindle people right at the start of the school year.
Scammers Taking Advantage Of Buzz Surrounding Amazon Job OpportunitiesA new robocall scam is capitalizing on the buzz surrounding Pittsburgh as a potential site for Amazon's second headquarters.
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.