Authorities are searching for a woman they say claimed to be "psychic" while running an allegedly fraudulent scheme where she promised to "bless" and "double" the money of her victims.
Rachel Doran pled guilty in court this week to stealing the £11,160 her fiance and his friends had put together for a bachelor party trip to Ibiza.
Norwich, Vermont lost almost $250,000 to an email scam, which could have been stopped by better interoffice communication.
U.S. attorneys claim that five people committed fraud in connection by staging an accident with a commercial truck, according to an Thursday indictment. They were allegedly assisted in the scheme by an unnamed attorney.
Police have warned of an increasing number of ticket scams centered on World Series games between the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros, and recommend consumers exercise particular caution when buying tickets online or over the phone.
Authorities arrested a New York man and his mother Wednesday for allegedly offering and promoting a notorious fake cancer "cure" online. The bogus treatment contains cyanide and scientists say it offers no medical benefit.
Adam Joiner promised Chinese investors that Don Murphy, who produced several films in the 'Transformers' franchise, would be attached to the film.
Rick Koerber, who became infamous in Utah for his "Free Capitalist" real estate investment seminars, has been given 14 years in federal prison for running what prosecutors called a Ponzi scheme.
The suspect, who went by the name "Eva Maria," had convinced several people who lived near her that she had psychic powers.
The GoFundMe page said homeless veteran Johnny Bobbitt gave Katelyn McClure his last $20, when her car suddenly ran out of gas on the highway.
CEO Mitch Lowe reportedly ordered employees to change the passwords of users without their knowledge last year when the company temporarily ran out of funds.
The man's victims included a police officer and a San Diego state attorney, local media reported.
The alleged fraud cost the tech giant some $900,000.
"The bottom line: Republicans sold the tax scam as a way to create jobs and help workers. They lied," Bernie Sanders tweeted
Jessica Henry, 31, and Gregory Dushan, 28, were charged last week for conning more than $50,000 and property from a DeLand veteran.
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Yvonne Longmire, 58, used another man—Maurice Ford, 22—to pose as her son to steal cash, police allege.
A Miami University student in Ohio reports being the latest victim of nationwide extortion scams in which international students are threatened with deportation if they don't transfer thousands of dollars to illicit solicitors.
When Teresa Gostomski opened a box that she thought was a Google Home device gifted to her by her daughters on Christmas Day, she saw in its place a shrink-wrapped bag of sand.
Mark D'Amico and Kate McClure both claimed that Johnny Bobbitt Jr. gave McClure his last $20 so that she could buy gas.
The ruling is meant to help cut down on spam and robotexts.
Jeffrey Yohai was booked last week in Los Angeles and faces charges for a grift that took unsuspecting real-estate investors for millions of dollars, according to the U.S. attorney's office in Los Angeles.
"We had hoped the testing would render different results," the museum said.
Twitter: "We're testing new measures to challenge accounts that use terms commonly associated with spam."
The culprits—who threaten to release footage to the victims' contacts—have made around $125,000 from the scheme.