scams

Oregonians should be wary of coronavirus scams

SALEM, ORE.– The Oregon Division of Financial Regulation is warning Oregonians about potential scams related to coronavirus. The department says scams are always a problem but it’s already noticed a few related to the pandemic. “These are typical types of scams that …

Medford police scams

Medford, Ore., — Medford Police have seen it before, and are seeing it again. A tax fraud scam targeting local residents. Apparently people are receiving calls from someone claiming to be a “Medford Police Detective” investigating tax fraud. They’re told if the …

NBC5 News investigation: Behind the scams

Medford, Ore. — For scammers, conning you out of your money is a way of life. And as awareness spreads of their tactics, these criminals are only getting more ruthless, and their targets more vulnerable. Getting into the mind of a scam …

IRS warns of tax scams

Medford, Ore. — The IRS is offering some advice, after more than 40,000 Oregonians were victims  of tax fraud between 2013 and 2015. A half dozen people are facing charges in connection with the fraud. But officials with the IRS say identity theft isn’t the …

Tis the season for scams

(NBC News)We’re headed into that time of year when most Americans get into a “giving” mood. But experts warn that also means there are scam artists out there getting into a “taking” mood. The Syrian refugee crisis in Europe is a good …