BBB reports skyrocketing number of cryptocurrency scam victimsCryptocurrency is now a popular way to send and receive digital money and invest in your retirement. It’s also gaining popularity with scammers looking to drain your bank accounts.
Man Loses All His Bitcoin After Fraudster Hijacks His Phone Number Hacks His AccountsAll of a Joliet man’s Bitcoin went poof, gone, vanished, after a hacker got into his accounts and drained the cryptocurrency.
2 Florida Men Owe $4M For Alleged Telemarketing Scam Thanks To WhistleblowerThanks to a whistleblower at a pharmacy, two Florida men that formerly owned a telemarketing company will be at least $4 million lighter in the pocket.
Fake Unemployment Scam AlertJustice department warns about fake unemployment benefit
Cartersville Man Sentenced For Investment Scam He Started As A TeenagerA federal judge sentenced Kevin Perry, 23, of Cartersville, for running an investment fraud scam that began when he was a teenager and resulted in more than $430,000 in losses to investors.
Online Scam AlertAn ever-growing number of consumers relying on e-commerce to fulfill the family wish list, Attorney General Chris Carr is cautioning consumers to ensure they spend wisely by heeding the following tips from the Consumer Protection Division
Tampa Gift Card King Scam Generates Over $10M In Proceeds Before BustA Tampa man was ordered to cough up more than $690,000 and his Escalade for his role in the Tampa Gift Card King (GCK) scam. His co-conspirator must surrender just over $25,000.
Tampa Bay Healthcare Worked Arrested For Using Patients' Credit CardsIf you've recently visited a medical facility in St. Petersburg or the Tampa Bay area, authorities are asking you check your accounts for fraudulent activity. This suggestion comes after the arrest of a healthcare worker that was found to be using patients' credit cards illegally.
Frostproof Woman Arrested: GoFundMe Scam Involving The Triple MurderBe wary of which GoFundMe you are donating to. One Polk County woman has been allegedly capitalizing off of the tragic Frostproof Triple Murder Massacre Of 3 Friends Fishing in July of 2020.
Cybersecurity Expert Warns Of Cyber Attacks On eLearning StudentsCybersecurity experts say hackers already becoming a problem for schools as they attempt to reopen amid the pandemic.
Tampa Teen Arrested In Relation To July 'Bit-Con' Twitter HackA Tampa teenager, the so-called "mastermind" behind the hack on high-profile Twitter accounts that occured on July 15, 2020 has been arrest this morning, according to According to Andrew H. Warren, the State Attorney for the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit.
Reality TV Star Indicted On Federal ChargesMaurice Fayne, who stars in Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta, has been indicted by a federal grand jury.
Scam Alert: If Your Own Phone Number Calls You, Don't Pick UpA new scam is tricking victims into giving away precious information by calling them from what appears to be their own phone numbers.
Where To Buy A Cheap Car OnlineIn place of tiny columns with cryptic abbreviations of a car's conditions, the Internet boasts searchable listings with generous detail and expansive photo galleries.