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Using your number to scam others

It may not affect victim's bank accounts, but a phone scam is unnerving on Maryland woman and it could easily happen to anyone.

Monday - 06/24/2013, 02:05pm EDT

Tags: spoofed

Montgomery Co. Police: Scam phone calls on rise

Montgomery County Police say that fraudulent phone calls, looking to separate you from your personal information or your money, have been on a sharp rise in the past week.

Monday - 06/17/2013, 03:39am EDT

Tags: fraud, phone scam, Kathy Stewart, Montgomery County Police Department

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, contractor, elderly

Beware of door-to-door magazine sellers

It is almost as certain a sign of spring as the robins: Young people showing up at your front door offering specials on magazine subscriptions.

Thursday - 05/09/2013, 04:39pm EDT

Tags: Maryland, magazine, scams

Man accused of swindling ex-Va. lawmaker's family

A Louisa County man is accused of swindling an imprisoned former Virginia legislator's family in a bogus pardon scheme.

Friday - 04/26/2013, 01:42pm EDT

Tags: Phil Hamilton, Louisa County, Newport News, crime, courts

Arlington police warn of utility scam

The Arlington County Police Department is warning of a scam that's targeting local residents.

Thursday - 04/04/2013, 03:45pm EDT

Tags: ARLNow, Arlington County Police Department,

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, elderly, utility company, crime

New scam comes from D.C., claims to be government agency

Unfortunately, consumer scams are nothing new to the D.C. metro area, but one recent scam is claiming to represent a government agency.

Saturday - 02/02/2013, 09:16am EST

Tags: John Aaaron, U.S. Grant Office

Watch out for this scam targeting Dominion Power customers

Dominion Power is warning customers that scammers are trying to get their personal information by threatening to turn off their electricity.

Friday - 01/11/2013, 03:59am EST

Tags: Hank Silverberg, Dominion Virginia Power,

Va. attorney general issues holiday scams warning

Virginia's attorney general is warning residents to be wary of holiday scam artists.

Wednesday - 12/19/2012, 09:13am EST


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