A Las Vegas number contacted the victim saying he won the jackpot and all he had to do was send money in the form of a check, money order, or pre-paid card to walk away with thousands of dollars and a brand new car.
A spokesperson for Erlanger says calls coming from a 423 area code and a 778 prefix are coming from computerized systems from other databases and phone lists that are not affiliated with the hospital.
TDIC wants to warn potential homebuyers about 'cloud companies,' which are fake online real-estate websites that advertise available properties.
The Bradley County Sheriff's Office issued a warning Saturday about scammers calling residents and claiming there is a warrant for their arrest.
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.
Chattanooga police arrested a Florida man Sunday evening who was using stolen card information to withdraw money from an ATM.
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.