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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,…
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 calle…
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.
Attorney General Lisa Madigan put out a release Thursday saying her office has received several complaints this week from people sayi…
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...
Courts Warning About Scam Over 'Missed' Jury Duty
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois residents are being warned about a phone scam in which victims are told there's a warrant for their arrest because of missed jury duty. They're also told they can avoid arrest by paying a fine.
The Illinois Supreme Court has issued an alert to courts throughout…

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