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Scammers Gone Phishing, This Time Via Texts

Posted: 02/26/2009 - Attorney General Roy Cooper's office says thousands of North Carolina residents who have accounts with the State Employees' Credit Union may have received messages through their cell phones soliciting private financial information.

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The 25 Cents That Could Cost You More

Updated: 02/26/2009 - Find out why a mysterious 25¢ charge on your credit card or bank statement could be the sign of identity theft.

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IRS Email Scam

Updated: 02/09/2009 - The email hit inboxes in Eastern Carolina over the weekend.

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American Idol Sweepstakes Scam

Updated: 01/21/2009 - A popular TV show says someone is using its good name to send out fake sweepstakes letters and checks.

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Home Accounting Job Scam

Posted: 01/08/2009 - One of our viewers alerted us to this scam. Officials with the company that's named in the scam confirms it is a ploy to steal your money.

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Big Prize Scam

Posted: 01/05/2009 - A WITN viewer says she got a letter saying she'd won more than $2 million.

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Free Security Scan Scams

Posted: 12/16/2008 - Find out what to look for so you don't fall for scams like this.

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Messy Divorce Funds Scam

Updated: 12/09/2008 - A supposed banker says one of her clients hid his money from his wife and then died.

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Survey Email Scam

Posted: 12/02/2008 - Have you gotten this email? It promises you money for filling out a survey.

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Shopping Safely Online

Posted: 12/01/2008 - Cyber Monday is a big day for online shopping and for online scammers.

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Secret Shopper Scam

Posted: 11/26/2008 - There are some legitimate secret shopping companies, but the BBB of Eastern NC is warning about one they say is a scam.

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Shipping Scam

Posted: 11/18/2008 - If you're doing any shipping this holiday season, here's a scam to beware of.

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Wendy's Email Scam

Posted: 10/23/2008 - Don't get too excited if you get an email for discounts at Wendy's fast food restaurants.

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Free Puppy Scam

Posted: 10/17/2008 - The puppies were advertised as free, but they could have come with a hefty cost.

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Government Checks In Mailboxes

Posted: 10/08/2008 - Your identity may be at risk when you evacuate your home because of what's in your mailbox.

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Hundreds Log Gas Gouging Complaints

Posted: 09/15/2008 - Hundreds of North Carolina consumers are reporting gas stations have unfairly increased prices as Hurricane Ike barrels toward the Gulf Coast.

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Scam Alert: Watch Out For TicketsMyWay.com

Updated: 09/03/2008 - The Better Business Bureau is warning sports, music, and theater fans who are trying to get their hands on the hottest event tickets that they might get burned when shopping online with TicketsMyWay.com.

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Fake Cancer Cure Scams

Posted: 08/26/2008 - The FDA is warning not to believe claims from several companies that say their products will cure or prevent cancer.

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