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Fake IRS agents target more than 366,000 in huge tax scam

Fake IRS agents have targeted more than 366,000 people with harassing phone calls demanding payments and threatening jail in the largest scam of its kind in the history of the agency, a federal investigator said Thursday.

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Friday - 03/13/2015, 02:52am EDT

Utility scam harvests personnel information

Thousands of people across the country have been conned into giving their Social Security numbers and other personal information online.

Tags: Cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Report , Federal Drive

Friday - 07/13/2012, 10:29am EDT

FBI warns of bogus Homeland Security letter

The FBI says it has received multiple reports of a scam letter using a copy of the FBI seal.

Tags: Federal Drive , Cybersecurity Update , Cybersecurity , FBI , DHS

Friday - 06/10/2011, 08:30am EDT

Money order scam strikes again

Our listener received a money order as an advance payment for services from someone in England.

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Tuesday - 04/19/2011, 12:35pm EDT

Scamming the sleepy

A ringing cell phone late at night may cause concern that a family member is in trouble. It may also cause a lot of other grief.

Tags: Shirley Rooker , Call For Action , bank

Sunday - 03/27/2011, 04:37pm EDT

In the nick of time

I want to brag -- it isn't every day you stop someone from making a serious mistake!

Tags: Shirley Rooker , Call For Action , Costa Rica ,

Thursday - 03/24/2011, 01:01pm EDT

BGE warns about thieves posing at workers

If you get a visit or call from someone who says they're with your gas or electric company, keep in mind it might be a scam.

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Saturday - 01/15/2011, 09:22am EST