Friday May 10
Customer Interaction Solutions
Scam artist fails to trick Leisenring woman
A local woman who was almost the victim of a lottery scam wants people to know how scammers are pretending to be Publishers Clearing House representatives to steal people's money.
Scam Alert: Fake Publishers Clearing House Prizes
The Better Business Bureau is reporting that scammers are attempting to use the Publishers Clearing House name to trick people out of money.
The "winning moments" from Gilligan's Island, The Brady Bunch, and Diff'rent Strokes, have been seamlessly integrated with the real life Publishers Clearing House Prize Patrol, who then go on to surprise traditional winners in the commercials -- contrasting what's "not real" with what is "real." "The campaign is the result of going through hours of ... (more)
Benton police warn residents of possible scam
The Benton Police Department would like to warn citizen's about the potential dangers of a scam that has been reported.
The Victoria Advocate
Watchdog column: Be cautious before renting property through Craigslist
To report a scam artist impersonating a Publishers Clearing House representative, call 1-800-645-9242 or visit www.fraud.org. Reynolds Tharp was surprised when four people knocked on his door earlier this month asking to rent his one-story Victoria home for about $800 a month.