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Investigations

Scammers steal $3 million from Chester Upland schools with hacked emails and fake online dating profile

Chester Schools Scam

Courts

Mark D'Amico sentenced to five years in state prison over $400,000 GoFundMe scam

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Courts

GoFundMe scammer Kate McClure gets 1 year in prison for homeless man scheme

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Investigations

GoFundMe scammer Mark D'Amico who fabricated homeless story sentenced to over 2 years

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Courts

Mark D'Amico pleads guilty in $400,000 GoFundMe scam with ex-girlfriend, homeless vet

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Lawsuits

Philly Instagram influencer sued for allegedly scamming Black-owned small businesses

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Investigations

Contractor was hired to reseal driveways then allegedly just painted surfaces with black paint, Delco D.A. says

Delco Contractor Scam

Podcasts

'Scam Goddess' podcast lampoons city's Philly Fighting COVID scandal

Fraud

New Jersey residents warned of COVID-19 contact tracing scam

Contact Tracing Scam

Health Insurance

How to spot an insurance scam during open enrollment for ACA, Medicare plans

Medicare, ACA Phone Scam

Crime

Remember the GoFundMe scammers of 2017? They're still facing more trouble

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Crime

Police warning residents of social security scammers

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Celebrities

Director Kevin Smith blasts photo theft in keto weight loss phishing scam

Controversies

WMMR calls powerlifting contest billed as Campout for Hunger fundraiser a 'fraud'

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Transportation

Philly-area Uber driver uses woman's phone to give himself $100 tip, five-star rating

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Crime

Delco D.A.: Man allegedly faked racist email from county employee and posed as NY Times, GMA journalists

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Investigations

South Jersey pastor allegedly sold bleach as miracle cure in Africa

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Scams

Widely-circulated Hersheypark survey promising free tickets turns out to be a scam

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Fraud

Elderly population in Pa. defrauded for more than $1.2 billion each year, study says

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Investigations

Department of Homeland Security issues fraud alert for immigration spoofing scam

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Investigations

Scammers pose as New Jersey State Police to get Social Security numbers

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Investigations

GoFundMe refunds thousands of donors in N.J. trio's viral $400,000 scam

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Trials

GoFundMe scam’s Johnny Bobbitt seeks to enter drug court rather than face trial

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Lawsuits

Kate McClure releases secret recording, claims innocence in GoFundMe scam

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Health News

Why are there so many suckers? A neuropsychologist explains

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Housing

Rental fraud report finds scam listings common in Philly

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Schools

Who is the 'Catfish' DJ who infiltrated a Philly school?

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Airbnb

Airbnb rejects charge of 'astronomical' price gouging for Villanova fans

Scams

FBI warns of phone scam targeting Philadelphia region

Scams

Philly: Be wary of fake health department workers knocking on your door

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Scams

Pennsylvania attorney general: Look out for fake solar eclipse glasses

Scams

Scam artist allegedly tells Pennsylvania woman mafia will harm her if she doesn't give up money

Consumers

Suburban Philly Kickstarter settles in 'ripoff' color-changing shirt scam

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Bad For You

Bad For You – Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day

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Arrests

Report: Dad turns in Chester County teen who allegedly ran $96 traffic violation scam

Courts

Man who had sex with 12-year-old, faked cancer is sentenced to prison

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Scams

Pennsylvania, IRS warn businesses, schools of W-2 phishing scam

Crime

Pennsylvania State Police warn of 'sweetheart scams' on Valentine's Day

Crime

Prosecutors: Bucks County man used auto dealership to defraud Russians out of $2 million

Scams

FBI: Phone scammers are posing as federal agents

Shopping

Philly D.A. warns holiday shoppers of scams on Black Friday, Cyber Monday

Scams

A.G. Beemer warns Pennsylvania residents of email, text message scam

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