Friday, 7 December 2012

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Guilty plea in contract scam tied to company owned in part by Daley relatives
Chicago Sun-Times
The African-American owner of a Chicago trucking company who obtained $8.7 million in sewer-cleaning contracts from City Hall pleaded guilty Thursday to taking part in a minority-contracting scam, admitting the work was actually done by other companies ...
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AG's office warns of 'smishing scam'
Attorney General Doug Gansler said in a statement issued Wednesday that the scam, reported across the country, notifies a recipient that they have won a gift card to a well-known retail store and instructs the individual to go to a website and enter a ...
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Kidnapping scam in Holyoke
WWLP 22News
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) - Holyoke Police want to warn of a kidnapping scam targeting the Hispanic community of Holyoke. Victims receive a phone call informing them a loved one's been kidnapped or involved in a serious accident. They demand money ...
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Alert: SPD warns against phone scam
Officials announced Thursday that the evacuation for Doyline residents may be lifted by Friday at noon, but for many residents the end of the evacuation may only be the beginning to financial problems. More >>. Officials announced Thursday that the ...
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Mortgage Scam Ends In 12 Year Jail Sentence For SF Businessman
The San Francisco Appeal
prison.jpg A San Francisco businessman has been sentenced in federal court to 12 years in prison for defrauding homeowners by telling them to stop paying their mortgages. Sergio Gutierrez, who will turn 49 on Friday, was sentenced by U.S. District ...
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The San Francisco Appeal
Consumer groups warn on Target text-message scam
Sentinel and Enterprise
But consumer groups are warning consumers not to be duped by this popular scam. Thousands of cellphone users nationwide, including Massachusetts, are receiving suspicious text messages that claim to be from Target. The texts tell consumers they won a ...
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County Clerk warns of deed scam
Evening Sun (subscription)
According to Weidman, the scam circulates throughout the county every three to four years. In November, a county resident received a formal-looking document labeled "Deed Processing Notice," which carried a "Compliance Response Date," suggesting a ...
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Holiday Mail Scam Reported in Area
With the holidays come scams offering gifts, rebates, and other items. Recently, the Plainville Police were notified of a mail scam going around designed to rip of the targed victimes. According to the department, the scam is delivered in the mail by ...
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Woman wanted for Pa. shelter scam jailed in Ohio
The Evening Sun
PITTSBURGH—A woman wanted on charges she pretended to be the abused wife of a Pittsburgh police officer so she could live at a battered women's shelter is now facing charges and jailed in Ohio for allegedly doing the same thing there—except this time ...
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