News 5’s morning anchor, Bill Riales caught himself being scammed before it went too far—now he wants to warn others about the mistake he ma…
Scammers love striking right after something big happens, like a huge lottery win.
A woman called us when she wasn’t sure if a mailer from her health provider was a scam.
Consumers lose billions of dollars to scammers every year.
Your computer can be your worst enemy when it comes to potentially falling victim to scams.
Scammers stick with what works—and people keep falling for the IRS phone scam.
Officials say instead hold a gift exchange among friends or give back to local charities.
Inmates in state and federal prisons will call family members of inmates and tell them they owe money.
In the scheme, individuals call claiming to have kidnapped a family member. While no actual kidnapping has taken place, the callers often us…
Remember that Alabama Power will never contact you and ask for payment via a bank card.
Scammers can reach you even when you’re on vacation apparently.
The skimmer was located inside the card reader, so customers weren’t able to see it.
A story about a local McDonalds being closed after someone finding aborted fetuses in the basement is false.
Victim says not to think it couldn’t happen to you.
The growth of the secondary gift card market led the FBI on Thursday to issue a warning for consumers to beware of buying fake cards.
Attorney General Luther Strange warns consumers who are seeking Section 8 housing assistance to be wary of fraudulent solicitations and webs…
100,000 Americans have had their tax information stolen by sophisticated criminals.
Easter signals the final countdown to the tax deadline. The closer we get to the deadline, the more appealing those quick pop-up shops seem …