scams

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 …