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Howard County police: con-man may be preying on elderly

A Virginia man has been arrested for scamming an elderly woman out of cash by bullying her and police say there could be more elderly victims of a scam based upon on intimidation. One man is in custody but another is still wanted by police.

Saturday - 08/02/2014, 10:44am EDT

Tags: Howard county, Md, Scam,

Resources can help seniors avoid scams

They're quick, they're clever and they're convincing. And they're targeting senior citizens. Scam artists are hard at work in our area.

Saturday - 08/10/2013, 08:28am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, Scam

SC man accused of posing as contractor in Md.

Frederick County officials say they're looking for a South Carolina man accused of posing as a home improvement contractor and ripping off an elderly resident.

Saturday - 05/25/2013, 06:02pm EDT

Tags: Frederick, Scam, contractor,

Police warn of utility scam targeting seniors

Fairfax County police are investigating a new scam targeting the county's older adults.

Tuesday - 03/05/2013, 01:55pm EST

Tags: police, Scam, utility company, crime

Va. lawmakers advance crime commission bills

A Virginia Senate panel endorsed legislation Monday to crack down on illegal cigarette trafficking and financial crimes against elderly or incapacitated adults.

Monday - 01/21/2013, 02:33pm EST

Tags: Virginia State Crime Commission, Janet Howell, Virginia General Assembly