During recent scam attempts, two people pose as Water Department employees and attempt to steal jewelry from homes.
It’s a scam called Facebook cloning.
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.
The federal agency investigating the scam says it’s the biggest taxpayer scam they have ever seen.
Massachusetts taxpayers and homeowners are being warned of a new scam.
There are new warnings from law enforcement officials about a kidnapping scam that has targeted parents all over Massachusetts.
Investigators believe the caller was in Puerto Rico, and they believe the scammer gathered the information from Facebook and other social media.
Police in Merrimack, N.H., are telling people to be on the lookout for an elaborate job scam that could result in identity theft.
The victims, most of whom were from the greater Boston area, lost approximately $16,000 as a result of the scheme.
The RMV is warning consumers to watch out for scammers selling cars with reconstructed titles that mask vehicles damaged during Hurricane Sandy.