Updated: 11/17/2011 - ARCHIVED
Updated: 11/17/2011 - ARCHIVED
Updated: 10/13/2011 - Frankie Johns is wanted by police in Beulaville and Kinston after homeowners say he bilked them out of thousands of dollars.
Posted: 09/01/2011 - Homeowners who found themselves in the sights of Hurricane Irene may soon be targeted by scammers looking to profit from their pain.
Updated: 08/28/2011 - Greenville officials say they have already received reports of people try to sell cheap generators out of the backs of trucks.
Posted: 07/18/2011 - North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper says there are several things that can tip you off that an email you received from a supposed federal official is a scam.
Updated: 07/12/2011 - The Halifax County Sheriff's Office has released surveillance photos of three men they think are running a credit card counterfeiting ring.
Posted: 07/08/2011 - The state is warning small businesses about a scam that nearly cost a restaurant hundreds of dollars.
Updated: 06/28/2011 - North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper says people should be more vigilant than ever in screening calls from phony debt collectors.
Posted: 06/27/2011 - The Better Business Bureau says they have seen a spike in scams that ask for people to use a MoneyPak, which is a reloadable debit card.
Posted: 06/14/2011 - North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper warns people about phone calls from scam artists threatening people to pay up or face arrest.
Updated: 06/13/2011 - The FBI says the email is another attempt by scam artists to use a government agency to add legitimacy to their claims.
Updated: 06/09/2011 - Officials say this new scam has already duped North Carolinians out $100,000.
Updated: 05/31/2011 - Officials say a new check scam is circulating where a bank appears to offer you $80,000.
Updated: 05/25/2011 - The FBI says beware of online job postings about gift wrapping merchandise and shipping them to a specified locations.
Posted: 05/19/2011 - A judge has put the brakes on a business in North Carolina that prosecutors say is a phony foreclosure assistance scheme.
Posted: 05/12/2011 - An investigation on The Today Show revealed how scam artists steal the unblemished credit of children, even newborns, along with what parents should to protect their children.
Updated: 05/10/2011 - An Edgecombe County man is in trouble with the law after officials say he received compensation for plumbing repairs that he never completed.
Updated: 05/06/2011 - The Better Business Bureau says the death of Osama bin Laden has resurrected the Nigerian letter scam.
Posted: 05/04/2011 - This is high season for door-to-door magazine sales, but the North Carolina Attorney General's Office says "buyer, beware."
Posted: 05/03/2011 - People looking for photos or video of Osama bin Laden's death should do so with caution.
Posted: 04/25/2011 - Internet security experts say people should beware of websites and emails that can infect your computer as interest builds in Friday's royal wedding in London.
Updated: 04/20/2011 - North Carolina's attorney general says his office is gearing up for possible instances of price gouging following last weekend's tornadoes.
Posted: 04/04/2011 - Major banks and credit-card issuers Capital One, Barclays Bank, U.S. Bancorp and Citigroup have joined the list of companies warning customers that hackers may have learned their email addresses.
Posted: 03/29/2011 - The FDA says it's found found nearly 300 fraudulent products promoted mainly for weight loss, sexual enhancement and bodybuilding.
Posted: 03/24/2011 - A scam that preys on the elderly and their willingness to help a relative in need, has become a problem in one eastern Carolina county.