#Scam

  • A lawyer has pleaded guilty in the college scam case!

    A big-shot Big Apple lawyer on Tuesday admitted to paying $75,000 to doctor his daughter’s ACT exam as part of the nationwide college admissions cheating scandal. Gordon Caplan, a former co-chairman at white-shoe firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher, pleaded guilty in Boston federal court to conspiracy to commit mail...
  • Two dozen people charged in one of the largest health-care scams ever.

    The federal government on Tuesday raided dozens of locations belonging to doctors and medical equipment companies suspected of taking part in a massive telemarketing scam that targeted Medicare recipients and cost taxpayers nearly $1 billion. Investigators said 24 people were charged in the fraud, including three licensed medical professionals...
  • Over thousands of credit cards potentially compromised in hotel room scam!

    Thousands of credit cards were potentially compromised in a hotel room purchasing scheme worth $250,000, according to federal court documents. According to the criminal complaint, which was unsealed this week, investigators in Dallas began looking into suspicious hotel room purchases made by Kayla Klutts and Odis Edwards in late...
  • Howard University student employee Tyrone Hankerson Jr. at the center of financial aid scandal

    An explosive report revealed earlier today that six Howard University employees stole more than a million dollars from the school and have now been fired after a whistle-blower exposed the theft on social media, reports NBC. Now, Tyrone Hankerson Jr. a former student employee has been named at the...
  • Police searching for suspects passing counterfeit money

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – Police in Flowery Branch are working to identify three suspects whom they say used counterfeit money to buy hundreds of dollars worth of goods at a local Target. In a release on Facebook, the Flowery Branch Police Department shared three photos of the suspects. They say that...
  • Scammer issuing fake city checks

    MARIETTA, Ga. – If you get a check that appears to be from the city of Marietta, you may want to double check the source. The city issued a warning Wednesday that someone has been sending out fraudulent checks using their name and account information. “I wasn’t real happy...
  • Kidnapping scam sends Georgia man into frantic panic!

    COWETA COUNTY, Ga. – It was a convincing phone call concerning the abduction of a woman. Her husband was so convinced he called the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office. The call to Donald Olsen started with a seemingly frantic woman on the line. “She said Donny there’s somebody here and...
  • 5 Ways To Avoid Black Friday Online Shopping Scams

    There’s little question that shopping online is one way to enjoy the holidays. You don’t have to drive to the mall, fight crowds or wait for stores to open. The downside is that scam artists are always open for business. They are trying to steal your money and personal...
  • Two arrested, woman wanted in online airplane ticket scams

    GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. – Two people were arrested following an investigation into a string of airplane ticket and internet scams on Craigslist. Police are searching for a third suspect.  Teisha Dunbar, 26, of Decatur, Nicholas Gates, 29, of Palmetto, and Natiya Pope, 40, of Union City, are accused of...