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Scammers posing as police target Alexandria

Alexandria police say they've received more than 20 calls from residents reporting a phone scam in the area.

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 05:27am EDT

Tags: Alexandria Police, Alexandria, phone scam, MEgan Cloherty

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, elderly

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,

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