BBB reports skyrocketing number of cryptocurrency scam victimsCryptocurrency is now a popular way to send and receive digital money and invest in your retirement. It’s also gaining popularity with scammers looking to drain your bank accounts.
Job Seeker's Beware: Scammers Want Your Personal InformationBBB warns job seekers to verify employment offers to avoid illegal jobs, identity theft and fake checks to which millions are exposed annually.
CONSUMER ALERT: New Twist On Grandparent ScamConsumer alert, new grandparent scam.
Man Loses All His Bitcoin After Fraudster Hijacks His Phone Number Hacks His AccountsAll of a Joliet man’s Bitcoin went poof, gone, vanished, after a hacker got into his accounts and drained the cryptocurrency.
2 Florida Men Owe $4M For Alleged Telemarketing Scam Thanks To WhistleblowerThanks to a whistleblower at a pharmacy, two Florida men that formerly owned a telemarketing company will be at least $4 million lighter in the pocket.
Consumer Alert: Door-To-Door Pine Straw ScamConsumer Alert: door-to-door pine straw scam.
Fake Unemployment Scam AlertJustice department warns about fake unemployment benefit
Cartersville Man Sentenced For Investment Scam He Started As A TeenagerA federal judge sentenced Kevin Perry, 23, of Cartersville, for running an investment fraud scam that began when he was a teenager and resulted in more than $430,000 in losses to investors.
Police: Duluth Teen Allegedly Scammed Nearly $1 Million From KrogerGwinnett County Police (GCPD) said they arrested a Duluth teenager charged him with scamming almost $1 million from Kroger and using it to buy clothes, guns and cars.
Online Scam AlertAn ever-growing number of consumers relying on e-commerce to fulfill the family wish list, Attorney General Chris Carr is cautioning consumers to ensure they spend wisely by heeding the following tips from the Consumer Protection Division
Consumer Alert: Don’t Fall for a Utility ScamConsumer alert: don’t fall for a utility scam.
Tampa Gift Card King Scam Generates Over $10M In Proceeds Before BustA Tampa man was ordered to cough up more than $690,000 and his Escalade for his role in the Tampa Gift Card King (GCK) scam. His co-conspirator must surrender just over $25,000.
Tampa Bay Healthcare Worked Arrested For Using Patients' Credit CardsIf you've recently visited a medical facility in St. Petersburg or the Tampa Bay area, authorities are asking you check your accounts for fraudulent activity. This suggestion comes after the arrest of a healthcare worker that was found to be using patients' credit cards illegally.
Frostproof Woman Arrested: GoFundMe Scam Involving The Triple MurderBe wary of which GoFundMe you are donating to. One Polk County woman has been allegedly capitalizing off of the tragic Frostproof Triple Murder Massacre Of 3 Friends Fishing in July of 2020.
Cybersecurity Expert Warns Of Cyber Attacks On eLearning StudentsCybersecurity experts say hackers already becoming a problem for schools as they attempt to reopen amid the pandemic.