(NEW YORK) -- After a gunman killed seven people and wounded dozens more at an Independence Day parade outside Chicago on Monday, thousands turned to the online platform GoFundMe to donate money to the victims -- the latest example of the public gathering online... Read More.
Austin St. John, who played the Red Ranger in the hit '90s show Power Rangers, has been charged in an alleged scam of funds from the CARES Act for COVID relief. The Eastern District of Texas U.S. Attorney's Office this week
Brockport – A Brockport man is reportedly the latest victim of a contest scam. State Police say the unnamed 69-year-old Elk County man was scammed out of $1,700 by someone claiming to be a representative for Publishers Clearing House. The investigation continues.
Marienville - The investigation into a scam in Forest County continues today. It's an all-too-familiar hoax in which a 77-year-old female was contacted by the scammers, claiming they were from an attorney's office. They told the victim her granddaughter was in a traffic accident and needed money... Read More.
Clearfield County, PA - Police are warning local business owners of a new scam hitting our area. Scam artists instructed employees at a local gas station to shut down early for the night and withdrawal money and other information from the safe to pay for a... Read More.
Highland Township, PA – A man lost more than $2,000 when someone transferred money from his bank account. Although the 55-year-old man is from Kane, the police report says it happened in Highland Township, Elk County, on April 1. $2,305 was transferred from the man's bank... Read More.
Chest Township, PA - A Clearfield County woman was scammed over the course of 8 years. The 70-year-old La Jose woman says she was contacted by someone claiming to be from a government grant office in Texas. The scam artist, who went by the name Dick... Read More.
Curwensville, PA – A scam artist convinced a gas station employee to send money to them, pretending to be a family member of the owner. Someone contacted the Fuel On gas station in Curwensville on March 6. They told the victim, a 36-year-old man working at... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Secretary Jennifer Berrier announced that Pennsylvania unemployment compensation (UC) claimants will soon receive correspondence with guidance to register for free credit-monitoring to ensure the safety of their personal data. L&I announced in January... Read More.
Horton Township, PA – A Brockport man lost more than $40,000 in a wire transfer fraud. The unnamed 65-year-old man reported the fraud incident of March 13 to State Police in Ridgway. He sent one wire transfer for $8,000 and another wire transfer for $32,655.65. The investigation... Read More.