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…
ComEd Warns Scammers are Posing as Utility Company Reps
ComEd is warning customers about scam artists posing as employees. According to Channel 7 in Chicago:
ComEd reports a 260 percent jump in the number of scams between last November and December.
Scammers contact customers by phone and in-person to tell them their service will be disconnected unles…
Rockford Better Business Bureau Warns Of Scams
It seems as if there's always someone out there looking to take your money. And not even the solemn occasion of Memorial Day will slow them down.
In fact, the Rockford Regional Office of the Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning that the holiday is a perfect opportunity for scam…