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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Scammers are always looking for new ways to get your money. One troubling trend centers around gift cards from a well known online retailer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Equifax announced last week that sensitive information belonging to some 143 million Americans may be exposed after a massive data breach.
The Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office is alerting the public of fraudulent calls circulating in our area involving citizens being informed they have to pay a fine for missing Jury Duty.
A Channel 4 I-Team investigation found what potential victims of scammers described as a loophole in the payment system of the popular online payment method PayPal.
Websites like Amazon have revolutionized shopping and where money is being spent, you can bet thieves are out to get a cut of the action. In this 3 On Your Side report, a warning about a scam that has recently popped up on the internet retailer, what it is, and how to avoid it.
A TFP spokesman said they are aware of the situation, and these people are not their contractors. He said if a representative comes to your door they will have three forms of ID, be wearing TFP clothing, along with a reflective vest.
The IRS announced earlier this month that it's hired four debt collection agencies to round up outstanding payments from taxpayers.