Indiana State Police Detectives at Evansville are currently investigating a couple of fraud incidents involving individuals attempting to purchase dogs online. One recent Warrick County resident purchased a dog through a website and paid $900. The dog was going to be shipped to the... Read More.
Jason Lamp, of Carmi, reported to the White County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday morning that he had received a suspicious package in the mail containing a check for $2,950.02 and a letter giving him instructions on how to spend the check once he had deposited... Read More.
The Internal Revenue Service wrapped up its annual ‘Dirty Dozen’ list of tax scams with a special emphasis on aggressive and evolving schemes related to coronavirus tax relief, including Economic Impact Payments. The Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation division and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern... Read More.
Chicago – Attorney General Kwame Raoul urges Illinois residents to be vigilant and watch for scammers trying to take advantage of the upcoming COVID-19 federal economic stimulus payments to individuals. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law March 27 and has... Read More.
Chicago — Attorney General Kwame Raoul is alerting Illinois residents to a wave of COVID-19 scams occurring as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Raoul is urging consumers to exercise caution before responding to solicitations for money or personal information that are tied to the COVID-19... Read More.
Scams On the Rise Scam artists are always on the prowl looking for ways into your personal information. Once there they go for the big score, your bank account. The most recent hoax targeting the Tri-State involves jury duty. A jury summons will only come through... Read More.
The Illinois State Police (ISP) is warning the public of a phone scam that is currently circulating throughout the state. Several individuals have reported to the ISP that they have received automated messages advising them they are under criminal investigation and... Read More.
Springfield, IL – The Illinois State Police (ISP) is warning the public of a phone scam that is currently circulating throughout the state. An individual will call and claim to be associated with the ISP or the “Illinois Police.” The caller will then ask... Read More.
Now that tax season is upon us the Mt .Carmel Police Department would like to warn residence of scams being used in this area. Below are some of the scams. A common scam at this time is where a person calls and states they are... Read More.