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Beware of the Western Union ‘Free Money’ Scam

If you've recently received a text from Western Union telling you that you've got some money waiting for you (along with a link to click on to get the cash), you're more than likely a potential scam victim. Don't click the link.

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Real Rockford Police Warn Against a Fake Police Scam

If you've been on the receiving end of a phone call where the caller says they're  representing the Rockford Police Benevolent and Protective Association (PBPA) Unit 6, you were being called by a phone scammer. 

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The Better Business Bureau Warns of ‘Puppy Scams’

One of the good things to come out of all the horrific weather that Texas and Florida recently endured is the fact that thousands of lost and/or abandoned dogs and cats are being adopted into new homes around the country at a record rate. If you're looking to add a four-legged friend to your family, please consider a rescue animal. You'll be doing a world of good--and you'll avoid a potential scam.

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Rockford Man Faces Charges Of Mail Fraud

A Rockford man is facing several counts of federal mail fraud.

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Eau Claire Wisconsin Cop Returns IRS Scammer’s Phone Call, Goes Viral

It seems like nearly everyone has gotten one of these IRS scam phone calls. You know, the old "you-owe-us-money-so-give-me-your-personal-information-so-you-won't-go-to-jail" call. I've gotten several, but being aware that it's a scam, I just hung up. A cop in Eau Claire, Wisconsin decided that he'd go me one better and call them back.

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AMC Theater Facebook ‘Deal’ is a Scam

Another day, another Facebook scam.

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Rockford is a Target for IRS Scammers

I've gotten a few calls and emails here at the station telling me about how someone purporting to be from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) called a local resident and told them that the resident was being sued by the IRS for one reason or another. The problem is, the call is BS, and the caller is a scam artist.

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Facebook’s Target 50 Percent Off Coupon is a Scam

The busiest shopping day of the year approaches, which means scammers will target your deepest shopping desires.

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Illinois AG Warns of Phone Scammers Impersonating Office

CHICAGO (AP) — State officials say scammers are posing as representatives of the Illinois attorney general's office to try to get people to send them money...

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Illinois Tollway Warns of Phishing Scam

Illinois Tollways officials are warning about an email phishing scheme that claims money is owed for missed bills:
Officials say I-PASS users should delete emails with the titles "Indebted for driving on toll road" or "Payment for driving on toll road...

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