(NEW YORK) — Eight Nigerians have been charged in the U.S. with running widespread internet scams for at least a decade from their base of operation in Cape Town, South Africa, federal prosecutors in New Jersey announced Wednesday. The suspects, who were arrested in Cape... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Internal Revenue Service is warning taxpayers of ongoing scams related to the child tax credit -- with some landing directly in Americans' email or smartphone. "Right now we're seeing scammers trying to take advantage of the American public by attempting to gain... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With more Americans planning to hit the road this summer, the number of travelers seeking to rent a car is bound to rise. But given the ongoing car shortage, the inventory available to customers is limited and scammers are now taking... Read More.
By LAURA ROMERO and DR. LEAH CROLL, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As states continue to open up eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine and more services start to require proof of vaccination, experts are warning of a rise in fraudulent activity surrounding vaccine... Read More.
By ANGELINE JANE BERNABE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- When Mary Darby met the man of her dreams on a dating app, she thought she had hit the jackpot.“He told me that he fell madly in love with me, and so,... Read More.
By LUKE BARR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- As the United States inches closer to Food and Drug Administration approval of a COVID-19 vaccination, the FBI is warning Americans of potential vaccine fraud.FBI Washington Field Office Assistant Special Agent in... Read More.
By ANGELINE JANE BERNABE, SANDRA TEMKO and JESSICA MENDOZA, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- With many cooped up at home due to the coronavirus pandemic, some have searched for a furry companion to join them.But as people have turned... Read More.
Trending Scams in Snohomish County The Snohomish County Sheriff’s office is floating out information on common scams being reported at this time. Not detailed are the persevering “portfolio recovery scam”, “Medicare scam”, and student loan scams. “Legitimate government agencies, non-profits and companies will never call and demand... Read More.