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W.Va. woman sentenced for role in wire fraud

A West Virginia woman will spend more than four years in prison for her role in a Nigerian wire fraud scheme.

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 12:40pm EDT

Tags: West Virginia, wire fraud, federal courts,

Transportation officials warn of E-ZPass scams

A new phishing scam is targeting E-ZPass users along the East Coast, including drivers who live in Maryland and Virginia.

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 12:21pm EDT

Tags: E-ZPass, identity theft, Ari Ashe

Scammers target Prince George's County residents

A scam that surfaced in Arlington County earlier this year and has now popped up in Prince George's County.

Tuesday - 07/08/2014, 05:17am EDT

Tags: dick uliano, sharon taylor, fraud, Prince George

Beware: Flappy Bird copycat scam apps taking flight

Hackers haven't wasted any time exploiting the departure of the wildly popular Flappy Bird, by introducing malware in apps that mimic the addictive mobile game.

Tuesday - 02/18/2014, 04:10am EST

Tags: Christopher Budd, Trend Micro, flappy bird, hackers, Neal Augenstein

Appalachian Power customers warned of scam

Appalachian Power says small business owners are the target of a scam seeking to extort cash.

Sunday - 02/09/2014, 08:13pm EST

Tags: Appalachian Power,

Scam calls evolve to kidnap, ransom calls

Scammers are at it again and they're using a frightening tactic to try to steal money from Northern Virginia residents.

Sunday - 01/19/2014, 03:29pm EST

Tags: scammers, calls, Jamie Forzato

Phony flyer seeks fee from Prince George's businesses

A flyer has circulated to businesses in Prince George's County requiring a $25 fee for a fire inspection.

Saturday - 01/18/2014, 07:07am EST

Tags: hoax, thomas warren

Holidays inspire fake debt collectors

With so much shopping, scammers often use the holiday season to try to separate people from their money.

Sunday - 12/22/2013, 08:05am EST

Tags: Federal Trade Commission, scammers, debt collectors, Kathy Stewart, scams

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