Scam

Nick Horwat
August 05, 2020 - 11:45 pm
The better Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning against “brushing” scam that has been popping up all over the country. Brushing is when boxes of unordered products begin showing up on doorsteps and does not have a return address.
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Barbara Schwarz
July 01, 2020 - 6:35 am
You may be anxious to learn whether you had COVID-19, and scammers could take advantage. Christina Garza with the FBI in Houston warns what to things to keep an eye on so you don’t become a victim.
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Kristen Johanson
June 14, 2020 - 4:00 am
The IRS is once again warning of scams where people phish for personal information, and this time, they’re using COVID-19 for the data. Scammers are using people’s vulnerability during the pandemic to glean personal information.
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Eldis Sula
May 29, 2020 - 5:59 am
A woman in South Florida says she lost her life savings when she was targeted in a coronavirus scam by someone claiming to be with the Social Security Administration.
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Lizzy Buczak
May 21, 2020 - 2:01 pm
Contact tracing identifies those who come in contact with a COVID-19 positive person. Scammers are pretending to be ‘contact tracers’ to get personal information out of people. Read more about the new scam authorities are warning about.
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Tracy Milanovich
This photo released Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, by the Somerset Police Department shows Tracy Milanovich, owner of Tracy's Psychic Palm Reader, of Somerset, Mass. (Somerset Police Department via AP)
Associated Press
January 03, 2020 - 9:56 am
Tracy Milanovich is charged with obtaining property by trick, along with larceny and witness intimidation.
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WWJ News
November 21, 2019 - 1:36 pm
Citizens are urged not to engage with these scam callers.
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Sherry Tina Uwanawich
Sherry Tina Uwanawich (Broward County Sheriff's Office via AP)
WWJ News
September 11, 2019 - 7:29 am
MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida woman who claimed to be a psychic fortune teller has been sentenced to three years and four months in prison for taking $1.6 million from a Texas woman to remove a curse from her family. Court records show that 28-year-old Sherry Tina Uwanawich was sentenced last week...
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Jeremy Bartley Birmingham
Jeremy Bartley Birmingham (Booking photo)
May 28, 2019 - 3:58 pm
The investigation began back on January 3, according to Bloomfield Township police.
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Flooding in Dearborn Heights. (Photo: Ron Dewey/WWJ)
May 03, 2019 - 6:01 pm
Any contractor who demands an immediate answer, payments in cash and/or solicit door-to-door is likely not legit.
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