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CFPUA warns of phone scam targeting customers

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The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority is warning of a phone scam targeting customers. Full story...
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SCAM ALERT: Fake Brunswick deputy calling citizens

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Deputies urge citizens in Brunswick County to not fall for a scam in the area. Full story...
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SCAM ALERT: Be wary of call claiming you can settle warrant with payment

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says it has taken several reports lately about a phone scam trying to get people to pay off an outstanding warrant. Full story...
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Scammers target UNCW students, community

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video UNCW Police say scammers are targeting UNCW student by posing as Wilmington Police. Full story...
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NHSO: Scammer trying to take advantage of voter ID law

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video The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says it is investigating a possible fraud tied to voter information and the state's voter identification law. Full story...
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Business owner says scammer targeting small businesses

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video A Wrightsville Beach restaurant owner says he was scammed, and it could happen to other small businesses. The owner of Banks Channel says he thought he was saving money until a sales representative forged his signature and cost him a lot instead. Full story...
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Jacksonville woman scammed at hotel during Hurricane Arthur

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A 72-year-old woman who fled to a Jacksonville hotel during Hurricane Arthur says she was scammed out of her personal information by someone posing as a hotel manager. Full story...
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UPDATE: Leland woman says she lost $5,400 in jury duty phone scam

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videoA 63-year-old woman says she is still shaken up after a man fooled her out of thousands of dollars. She is not the first victim to fall prey to this scam that now has the attention of federal investigators. Full story...
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Sheriff's Office warns about jury duty call scam

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says it is investigating phone calls some county residents have been getting from someone fraudulently claiming to be with the Sheriff's Office. Full story...
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Scam targets child support debit cards

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videoBrunswick County is warning parents about a scam targeting users of debit card for child support. According to a news release, scammers have been sending text messages claiming there is a problem with a parent's smiONE debit card. Full story...
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