The Health and Human Services inspector general’s office said the fast-moving scam morphed into multiple related schemes, fueled by kickbacks among the parties involved.
Each call to a parent was a set-up, made by Rick Singer at the direction of law enforcement agents and recorded to further implicate them in the largest college admissions scam ever prosecuted in the U.S.
Maryland courts are warning residents about what they call a deceptive letter being sent to people who are behind on their taxes.
Despite online dating profiles that said they were seeking love online, they never existed. They were fake personas created as part of an elaborate scheme run out of Africa to con hundreds of thousands of dollars from vulnerable Americans
The Secret Service issued a tax season phishing alert, saying large-scale scams are luring unsuspecting victims in with emails from what appear to be reputable companies.
Ken Colburn from the Data Doctors lays out the best ways to protect yourself from falling victim to an SMS scam, starting with how to recognize one.
When a woman claiming to be from the water company showed up at the door, things didn’t seem right. See what the homeowner noticed — and what the water company says you should look out for.
The Montgomery County Office of Consumer Protection said anyone in financial distress should watch out for bogus loans, illegal debt collection practices and work-at-home schemes.
GoFundMe says it has refunded everyone who contributed to a campaign involving a homeless veteran from Philadelphia who prosecutors allege schemed with a New Jersey couple to scam donors out of more than $400,000.
A criminal complaint released Monday charges Jonas Knopf with a conspiracy in which he created sham companies in Virginia and Pennsylvania as well as fake employees who actually were clients seeking health insurance.
A Virginia man has been charged with swindling women in the Kansas City area and across the country out of more than $5 million in a romance fraud scheme.
Data Doctors’ Ken Colburn explains how Microsoft support scammers convince people that they have computer problems and what you can do if you’re scammed.
Police are warning Montgomery County residents not to click on phony links inside an email scam involving Apple Gift Cards.
Just like well-known scams in which callers claim to be from the Internal Revenue Service, this phishing scam plays on fear in the Chinese community.
Two customers have reported to DC Water that they received calls from scammers. One customer received an at-home visit from someone claiming he was from the water/electric utility and was checking for high water use.
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