WASHINGTON — Scammers aren’t renowned moralists, and in Montgomery County they’re back with a shameless old trick to cheat people out of their money. The telephone scams tug at the heartstrings by laying out a…
The Monday after Thanksgiving is serious business. But amid the good deals, the scammers are waiting for you, too.
The \”Mystery Secret Shopper\” scam is nothing new. But it is making the rounds again and victims are forking over thousands of dollars before they realize it\’s a fraud.
The Washington Post is alerting its subscribers to a scam
aimed at getting the members to pay a third party for the renewal of the
The IRS has issued a consumer alert after more than 1,000 victims have lost up to $5 million to a phone scam.
Alexandria police say they\’ve received more than 20 calls from residents
reporting a phone scam in the area.
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.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Lottery is launching a campaign to warn people about fake lottery scams. Officials say the “Play Smart” campaign is aimed at informing both lottery players and non-players to be…
A new phishing scam is targeting E-ZPass users along the East Coast, including drivers who live in Maryland and Virginia.
A West Virginia woman will spend more than four years in prison for her role in a Nigerian wire fraud scheme.
A scam that surfaced in Arlington County earlier this year and has now popped up in Prince George\’s County.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Dominion Virginia Power is warning its customers about a scam in which robbers try to gain access to homes by posing as utility workers. The Richmond-based energy company says several incidents…
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.
Scammers are at it again and they\’re using a frightening tactic to try to steal money from Northern Virginia residents.
A flyer has circulated to businesses in Prince George\’s County requiring a $25 fee for a fire inspection.