Detectives in the east say the calls come from a number that tracks back to Washington DC, but the concern for some is that scammers are calling your friends from your contact list.
The North Carolina Attorney General says just requesting information online for a payday loan can put your information and your money at risk.
Federal officials have helped the family of a Raleigh woman recover $45,000 of the nearly $200,000 that she lost to Jamaican scammers who told her that she had won a lottery prize.
The N.C. Attorney General's Office says they received more than 600 calls in 2012 about getting telemarketing calls pitching alarm systems.
Wayne County deputies have charged two men and a woman for scamming people into donating to Toys for Tots and local fire departments.
A startling message is popping up on computers everywhere claiming to be from the FBI saying your computer is locked and you're under investigation.
As you get started on your holiday shopping list, online shopping can be a great way to snag a great deal. However, not all internet merchants are created equal, and low prices can blind consumers from spotting counterfeit items.
With less than three months until the election in November, election-related scams are popping up. Here's one to avoid.
The Federal Trade Commission wants parents to know that many school forms require personal and sensitive information that, in the wrong hands, could be used to commit fraud in your child's name
The Pitt County Board of Elections says if a woman claiming to work for the agency knocks on your door, you're asked to call the board.
An increase in the need for electronic gadgets for school will prompt parents to search for deals online. Experts warn, don't get scammed.
Scammers love to use newsworthy events to craft new scams, and now they are doing so with the supreme court ruling on President Barack Obama's health care law.
Scam artists are taking advantage of the many people who start their job search on the internet.
Scammers making their way across the country are tricking people into believing a special federal government assistance program is available to pay their utility bills.
You could be among the hundreds of thousands of Americans who may lose their internet service on Monday.
A warning tonight about a scam hitting the southeast, including some here in Eastern Carolina. President Barack Obama is not going to pay your utility bill.
The State Attorney General has issued a warning about a website that looks like it should help America's military men and women.
The U.S. Postal Service warns you to ignore emails that say they have a package for you, but the longer you let it sit at the post office, the more it's going to cost you.
The North Carolina Attorney General's office says scammers are hoping that some companies and agencies just pay bills without checking.
The Better Business Bureau has issued a warning for Facebook users about applications that claim to show you who has viewed your profile.
Britain's phone hacking scandal has made headlines around the world. A Congressman from New York is urging action to keep it from becoming a problem for consumers in the U.S..
Greenville Utilities is warning customers to be alert to a payment scam that is going on in many states.
Scam artists are targeting victims by making them think they've booked a plane ticket to Oklahoma City.
An insurance company has a warning for consumers about a possible scam.
The state Attorney General's office has offered advice about online passwords to prevent possible cyber attacks.
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