Most folks don’t know how quickly your credit score can plummet if a scammer gets control of your personal information.
She still doesn’t know how it happened, but she did know what to do next.
Most everyone has been a victim of a scam, but how do you go about reporting one?
Nine people from Mobile were recently arrested and charged for receiving thousands of dollars in unemployment benefits even after they found…
No power company, debt collector or government agency will ever demand that you pay them over the phone with a Green Dot card.
A local woman was conned out of thousands of dollars because she thought she knew the person she was talking to on Facebook.
The scam artists say you’ve won thousands and just need you to give them the tax money.
Con artists are getting more creative at fooling people into giving them money.
The U.S. Department of Treasury says they have seen a recent uptick in the IRS scam–so beware!
Beware of homes or apartments for rent on sites like Craigslist.
Foley homeowners is taking a contractor to small claims court.
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…