If someone claiming to be with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) contacts you and asks you to send money, it's a scam. Do not pay. Report it. Spread the word to your family and friends.
United States Marshals protect the federal courts, track down dangerous fugitives, and transport thousands of prisoners.They don't make calls and threaten to arrest people or fine them for missing jury duty
Washington - The U.S. Marshals Service is warning the public of several nationwide telephone scams involving individuals claiming to be U.S. marshals, court officers, or other law enforcement officials.
"Can you hear me?" Those who answer "yes" over the phone may fall victim to a scam resurging in some areas.
Wyoming police are warning of a phone scam that targets the elderly, telling them their grandchild is in jail.
February may be the month of hearts and flowers, but it's also prime time for financial cons, from imposter fraud to the "sweetheart scam."
The Michigan State Police is warning residents of a phone scam in which an unknown caller, using the same phone number registered to Michigan State Police (MSP), demands money to clear an arrest warrant.
Phone scammers are now trying to use the ongoing Flint water crisis to their advantage, according to Michigan State Police.
Scams that target older people occur every day, but you can count on scammers to ramp up their efforts to prey on people's generosity during the holiday season. These grinches, armed with their dirty tricks, may even weave the holidays into elaborate stor
In recent years, we've seen more attempts by criminals pretending to be from Consumers Energy trying to scam businesses and people out of money. More than 1,000 energy scam attempts this year have led to $81,000 in losses.
We have recently been informed that a company is calling older adults and claiming that Area Agency on Aging is paying in full for Personal Emergency Response devices (commonly called "call-buttons"). The automated call encourages people to "press 1 to ve
A retirement community in Grand Rapids reported today that new scam came through the mail to one of their senior residents. A letter was sent to the resident with a "Bank of America" logo, looking extremly official. The letter asked for the woman's late
The Kent County Elder Abuse Coalition has received grant funding to pilot an emergency shelter and counseling program for victims of elder abuse. Clients must be over the age of 60 and a resident of Kent County
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.- It's a phone message that's put a few people in West Michigan on high alert. A potential scam that authorities say you need to be aware of, so you don't fall victim.