Tag: fraud

Area scams perpetrated by law enforcement impersonators

| November 21, 2018

Area departments remind citizens they never dismiss legitimate warrants for money, and never ask for payments of any fine over the phone.

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Bond reduction requested by Gallatin defendant in fraud case

| November 10, 2018

Amanda Rainey is accused of trafficking in stolen identities in Daviess County.

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Possible skimming incident reported by Livingston County officials

| October 31, 2018

Fraudulent use of a card, may have amounted to over $1,000, was reported out of Illinois this month.

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Man charged with romance fraud affecting Missouri victims

| October 26, 2018

The victims were convinced by co-conspirators to invest in various overseas businesses with the promise of a return on the investment.

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Chillicothe man implicated at heart of organic grain fraud scheme

| October 13, 2018

Randy Constant, of Chillicothe was allegedly the brains behind a scheme to defraud producers who believed they were purchasing organic soybeans and corn, when they were actually buying their non-organic counterparts at a much higher price.

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Phone scam targets prospective voters

| October 5, 2018

Voter information provided to scammers could result in fraudulent votes or financial transactions.

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Timeshare scam alert by Missouri agency

| October 5, 2018

The Missouri Real Estate Commission says consumers and agents should be aware of a scam involving offers to “get out of” timeshares.

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NEWSMAKER — Watch out for charity fraud following Hurricane Florence

| September 25, 2018

There are bad guys out there posing as charity volunteers, waiting for you to pick up the phone and ensnare you in a scam. There are ways to avoid the scams, though, according to SMP’s Kaye Fair.

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Federal case concludes in guilty plea admitting tax fraud

| September 19, 2018

Fraudulently received refunds were then placed on debit cards, and withdrawn for personal expense.

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