Fraud

Joanna Leigh. (WBZ-TV)

Woman Charged With Defrauding One Fund: ‘This Is Like A Witch Hunt’

A woman charged with defrauding the One Fund said she hasn’t done anything wrong and claims she’s the target of a “witch hunt.”

03/27/2015

Tax refund checks (WBZ-TV)

Foxboro Residents Targeted In Tax Return Scam

Hackers are getting a hold of Social Security numbers and filing fraudulent tax returns.

03/26/2015

Joanna Leigh. (WBZ-TV)

Boston Woman Who Claimed To Be Bombing Victim Indicted For Fraud

A Jamaica Plain woman who claimed to be a Boston Marathon bombing victim has been indicted for fraud.

03/26/2015

Edward Scigliano of Kingston. (Image Credit: bostonfirehistory.org)

Boston Fire Department District Chief Indicted For Fraud, Larceny

A Boston Fire Department district chief was indicted Thursday on charges related to schemes he allegedly used to profit from vendors.

11/13/2014

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How To Effectively Deal With Scammers

Here are some guidelines from the FTC when dealing with a possible scammer on the phone. My advice is to just hang up or not even take the call.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/28/2014

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Feds: Haverhill Woman Stole $1 Million From Employer; Bought Cruise Tickets, Vintage Cars

A Haverhill woman was indicted on wire fraud charges this week, accused of stealing close to $1 million from a Massachusetts-based information technology staffing company.

05/31/2014

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Wings Network Charged With Fraud In Mass.

The Secretary of State’s office has filed fraud charges against three people who ran Wings Network, offering get-rich-quick internet products.

05/15/2014

Taxes, IRS, Tax Return

Tax Scams And Fraud To Avoid

The IRS does not send unsolicited emails about a person’s tax account or ask for detailed personal and financial information.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/20/2014

Target fraud suspects in Concord, NH (WBZ-TV)

Man, Woman Sought In Target Credit Card Fraud In Concord, NH

Police say a man and woman tried to buy a pair of $1000 gift cards at a Target in Concord, New Hampshire using bogus credit cards.

01/22/2014

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Protect Your Numbers This Holiday Season

You need to protect what’s in your wallet. You need to protect your credit card numbers, ATM numbers, Social Security numbers, and pin numbers.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/10/2013

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