Tennessee, other states ask for action on illegal robocalls
Tennessee, other states ask for action on illegal robocalls

Tennessee's attorney general has joined several dozen other states to ask the federal government to take action on illegal robocalls.

UPDATE: Card skimmers found at Circle K ATMs in Chattanooga
UPDATE: Card skimmers found at Circle K ATMs in Chattanooga

Skimmers were discovered Friday at Circle K convenience stores on Amnicola Highway, Brainerd Road, and Shallowford Road.

SCAM ALERT: BBB officials warn against new Amazon job scam
SCAM ALERT: BBB officials warn against new Amazon job scam

The scammers scour the web for job-seekers, this includes people who have posted resumes.

FBI warns of a phishing scam that can steal your next paycheck
FBI warns of a phishing scam that can steal your next paycheck

The Federal Bureau of Investigations warn of a scam that can steal your payroll information with the click of a button

SCAM ALERT: State officials warning sports fans of fraudulent tickets
SCAM ALERT: State officials warning sports fans of fraudulent tickets

Officials with the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance are reminding fans to be on the lookout for fraudulent tickets and ticket-buying scams that could make losers out of consumers.

UTC warns of email phishing scam
UTC warns of email phishing scam

The University of Tennessee Chattanooga said emails were sent by hackers to three of their distribution lists Friday night.

New scam trend promises quick, easy money, TDIC warns
New scam trend promises quick, easy money, TDIC warns

The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance is warning the public about a new scam trend.

TN police department warns of phishing scam
TN police department warns of phishing scam

The City of Dickson Police Department said the scam is being sent out in the form of a text message from an unknown number.

Hamilton County Sheriff's Office warning residents about rise in scam calls
Hamilton County Sheriff's Office warning residents about rise in scam calls

If you have any questions on a call you believe is a scam, contact you local law enforcement agency.

SCAM ALERT: Protecting your self from technology scams
SCAM ALERT: Protecting your self from technology scams

The Federal Trade Commission says the Volunteer State has the 10th highest rate per capita for fraud reports.

Be aware of fake customer service numbers online
Be aware of fake customer service numbers online

A new warning from officials to be careful before you call customer service phone number when searching online.

Church goers being targeted in email scam
Church goers being targeted in email scam

Another day, another scam, with this one targeting the faith-based community.

UPDATE: Chattanooga debit card fraud suspect facing additional charges in East Ridge
UPDATE: Chattanooga debit card fraud suspect facing additional charges in East Ridge

Chattanooga police arrested a Florida man Sunday evening who was using stolen card information to withdraw money from an ATM.

SCAM ALERT: Dalton Utilities warns of phone scam
SCAM ALERT: Dalton Utilities warns of phone scam

Dalton Utilities asks residents to call their office at 706-278-131 to report anything unusual.

UPDATE: Dade Co. Sheriff's Office warns of new scam
UPDATE: Dade Co. Sheriff's Office warns of new scam

The Dade County Sheriff's Office wants the public to be aware of a scam.

Typos could lead to scam websites
Typos could lead to scam websites

Criminals, often from overseas, are launching websites that are spelled like many popular sites but have a typo in them. 

'Secret Sister Gift Exchange' is an illegal scam: BBB
'Secret Sister Gift Exchange' is an illegal scam: BBB

Two holiday schemes have made their way back to social media and people are still falling for them. 

How to avoid losing money to the 'utility company' imposter scam
How to avoid losing money to the 'utility company' imposter scam

If you get a call saying your utility bill is past due, beware of scammers.

Watch out for Fake Tax preparers who steal your identity and run off with your cash
Watch out for Fake Tax preparers who steal your identity and run off with your cash

Tax Day (April 18 this year) is growing ever closer and many Americans will need to use a tax preparer to get their returns in on time. T

UPDATE: Scammers posing as Dade County deputy demand money in lieu of arrest
UPDATE: Scammers posing as Dade County deputy demand money in lieu of arrest

Sgt. Payne says the scammers are using the actual name of the deputy who serves warrants and cloning the number to the sheriff's office.

DeKalb Co Sheriff's Office warns of two scams in play
DeKalb Co Sheriff's Office warns of two scams in play

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office is informing citizens of two scams making their way through the area. They say they've already received several reports. 

Scammers return to Dalton with the old 'You owe money on your power bill' trick
Scammers return to Dalton with the old 'You owe money on your power bill' trick

Georgia Power says they will never ask for a credit card or pre-paid debit card number over the phone.

Dunlap Police warn business owners of potential scam
Dunlap Police warn business owners of potential scam

The Dunlap Police Department is warning local business owners of a potential scam. 

Old email scam has a new twist
Old email scam has a new twist

 According to the federal trade commission, scammers, posing as well-known tech companies, are e-mailing a phony invoice showing that you've recently bought music or apps from them.

Catoosa County Sheriff's Office warns of phone scam
Catoosa County Sheriff's Office warns of phone scam

A spokesperson for the office wrote in a Facebook post that they have received calls from citizens who said they have been contacted by someone who says they are with the Catoosa County Sheriff's Office. 

Experts: Beware of company promotions that require third party gift cards
Experts: Beware of company promotions that require third party gift cards

Scammers are always looking for new ways to get your money. One troubling trend centers around gift cards from a well known online retailer.

Scam callers trying to take advantage of tax payers
Scam callers trying to take advantage of tax payers

As millions of Americans head to file their taxes, scammers are trying to make quick money. 

Publishers Clearing House scam making its way through the Tennessee Valley
Publishers Clearing House scam making its way through the Tennessee Valley

Impostors are using Publishers Clearing House prize to lure people into thinking they won, with a catch. 

UPDATE: Dunlap Fire Department warns of phone scam
UPDATE: Dunlap Fire Department warns of phone scam

If you receive one of these calls or any call that you believe is a scam, please contact either the Dunlap Police Department or the Sequatchie County Sheriff's Department.

How trash can make you a target for thieves this holiday season
How trash can make you a target for thieves this holiday season

You'd be surprised what people throw away in the days after Christmas, leaving thieves with a road map to the houses with the best gifts. 

What the Tech? Facebook coupon scam
What the Tech? Facebook coupon scam

If it's too good to be true.... you know the rest of it. Still, many of your friends are falling for an old scam on Facebook that can do some serious damage to your computer and your bank account. 

EPB warns customers of scam
EPB warns customers of scam

EPB officials are warning customers about a scam going around.  

Dunlap police warning neighbors about phony salesman
Dunlap police warning neighbors about phony salesman

Dunlap police said the man claiming to be with the Bledsoe Telephone Cooperative was not wearing a uniform or any credentials.

Crime Stoppers: Credit card fraud suspect
Crime Stoppers: Credit card fraud suspect

This week's bad guy is using credit cards and card numbers that do not belong to him, but he is doing it in plain view of some pretty good security cameras.

Beware of Publisher's Clearing House scam
Beware of Publisher's Clearing House scam

Holiday grinches, also known as scammers, are already attempting to steal Christmas this year.

Dade Co. Sheriff's Office warning of jury duty scam
Dade Co. Sheriff's Office warning of jury duty scam

Sheriff's office spokesman Sgt. Chad Payne says a man with a southern accent and goes by the name of Gary Miller is posing as a sergeant with the Dade County Sheriff's Office while attempting the scam over the phone.

Scammers targeting military veterans and their families through charities
Scammers targeting military veterans and their families through charities

Ahead of Veterans Day, there have been reports of people using multiple schemes to get money from military families.

What the Tech? Amazon scam
What the Tech? Amazon scam

Amazon shoppers, watch out! You're being targeted by bad guys. According to the Better Business Bureau, many Amazon shoppers are beginning to get an e-mail designed to steal your credit card information or everything on your computer. 

What the Tech? Avoiding Facebook scams
What the Tech? Avoiding Facebook scams

Facebook can be fraught with frauds and scams, so be careful.

UPDATE: Residents getting calls from scammers pretending to be from Georgia Power
UPDATE: Residents getting calls from scammers pretending to be from Georgia Power

If you receive one of these calls, authorities remind residents to not pay or share personal information with the caller.

Victim of "The Grandparent Scam" speaks out
Victim of "The Grandparent Scam" speaks out

67-year-old Pat Taintor got a call from his daughter in Boston or so he thought.

Signal Mountain PD warning residents of "The Grandparent Scam"
Signal Mountain PD warning residents of "The Grandparent Scam"

The scammer pretends to be the victim's grandchild and says they've gotten into trouble while traveling overseas.

Local financial coach explains how you can protect yourself in Equifax breach
Local financial coach explains how you can protect yourself in Equifax breach

Equifax announced last week that sensitive information belonging to some 143 million Americans may be exposed after a massive data breach. 

BBB warns of possible scam using Hurricane Harvey to make money
BBB warns of possible scam using Hurricane Harvey to make money

The Better Business Bureau wants people to be aware of scammers trying to make a quick buck off of Hurricane Harvey.

Whitfield County woman warning people about "check in the mail" scam
Whitfield County woman warning people about "check in the mail" scam

Dalton police said what makes the scam different is that it involves a mystery shopper assignment.

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