Browsing: Scam/Fraud

Gov. Tom Wolf shares wish list for state’s potential proceeds from Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative; Pa. Senate pumps brakes
Note: This post was updated at 7:35 p.m. to reflect the Pennsylvania Senate’s vote for a bill requiring legislative approval on any effort by Pennsylvania to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. That bill now goes to the House.)Opening a new front in the fight to place Pennsylvania in the multi-state Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Gov....
Scammers Already Exploiting WA Lottery Vaccine Drawing
Most of the time, state officials don't reveal how many people have been scammed. But it's obviously enough for the WA State Attorney General's office (WSAG) to issue a warning.On the heels of "Lance R" being chosen as the first of four Shot in The Arm vaccine lottery winners, the WSAG has issued warnings to citizens.While the Lottery folks primari...
Natrona School District Announces Teacher of the Year — Scam Guards
The Natrona County School District announced that Rick Zimmer has been selected as the district’s teacher of the year, according to a press release put out by the district. Zimmer has worked as an athletic coach for 31 years, partially at CY Middle School and Dean Morgan Junior High School, and for the last 14 years at Natrona County Hig...
Don’t let a scammer enjoy your retirement!
Prospect pensions officer Joe Anderton says pensions scams are on the rise but points out some of the warning signs and offers some simple steps to protect yourself. We want our members to have a safe and secure pension for their retirement. Unfortunately, scammers are targeting money in pensions and the current pandemic has drastica...
‘Windy City Rehab’ duo ‘unable to effectively communicate’: filing
Gramenos, the designer and host of the popular HGTV show, and Eckhardt, the show’s former lead contractor, are “currently unable to effectively communicate or cooperatively manage Alovan,” the limited liability company they formed in 2017 to flip residential properties, according to Eckhardt’s June 9 filing. “Recognizing this disconnect, Eckhardt...
Australian shopper issues a warning about Kmart receipt scam
A warning to all shoppers: Mum falls victim to a sneaky Kmart receipt scam that fraudsters are using to claim fake refundsA shopper has issued a warning about a receipt scam plaguing KmartSydney mum Amanda left her docket in a trolley after shopping at her local store When she went to exchange an item, someone had already returned itBy...
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