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Westland Man Arrested For Fraud In Sidewalk Repair Scam

Police say Tony Ross ripped off an elderly Westland woman.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2015

Facebook will be rolling out a feature that will allow users to send money via the messenger feature. (Source: Facebook)

Security Experts Warn Of Possible Facebook Messenger Payment Scam

Facebook has introduced a payment service over Messenger, but one security expert warns of possible scams.

07/07/2015

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Officials: Corrupt Oakland County Lawyer Targeted Homeowners Facing Foreclosures

Authorities say a lawyer and his business stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from more than 100 people in Michigan that were facing mortgage foreclosures.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/26/2015

Anthony Carta (credit: Michigan Attorney General's Office)

Man Accused Of Using Religion To Pull Off Scam Gets 30-99 Years Behind Bars

A Detroit man accused of using religion to gain the confidence of people with mortgage problems and steal hundreds of thousands of dollars could very well spend the rest of his life in prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2015

Anthony Carta (credit: Michigan Attorney General's Office)

Man Accused Of Using Religion To Pull Off Scam Pleads Guilty

Charges include conducting a criminal enterprise, which is punishable by up to 20 years in prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2015

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Police Warn Residents After Bloomfield Woman Loses $5,000 In IRS Scam

“The power of the internet and other technology allows criminals to easily create the illusion that they know more than they do.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2014

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Local Residents Warn Of Fake IRS Phone Scam

Yvonne Lesiak said that she received a voicemail on her home phone from someone claiming to be with the IRS, telling her she owed money and that they would file suit against her.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/10/2014

Water bill. FILE (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Royal Oak Police Warn Residents Of Scammers Posing As Water Department Workers

Police in Royal Oak are looking for at least two men posing as water department workers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2014

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Where To Buy A Cheap Car Online

In place of tiny columns with cryptic abbreviations of a car’s conditions, the Internet boasts searchable listings with generous detail and expansive photo galleries.

06/16/2014

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Feds: Tutoring Fraud Case Involves $6M In Federal Funds For Detroit, Highland Park Students

A civil complaint says the former Detroit Public Schools administrator inputted false pre-test scores, created fake individualized learning plans and forged signatures from parents.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2014

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