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Wilmington business gets money wiring scam call twice
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A Wilmington business says a money wiring scam is hitting the area claiming to be with Duke Energy. Owner of Sea Peace Pet Grooming Tanya Isley said she has been targeted twice. Isley said she first got the call a year and a half ago. “He said, ‘this is Duke Power Read more... Wed, 07/01/2015 - 5:42pm
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Police say fake Duke Energy calls are scam
Are there scammers in Leland? One man says it's true, and Tuesday night the Leland Police Department warned people about the issue. Wed, 04/01/2015 - 4:05am
Police: Beware of Duke Energy scam
The Whiteville Police Department are warning residents to beware of a potential scam. Fri, 03/20/2015 - 3:07am
SCAM ALERT: Fake WPD officer calling citizens
Wilmington Police say a person is using their front desk number to try to scam people. Tue, 03/17/2015 - 4:51pm
Possible Red Cross scam in Brunswick County
There's a possible donation scam in Brunswick County. Detectives are looking for anyone who might have been approached by or donated any toys or money to a red pick-up truck with an American Red Cross logo on the side. Tue, 12/16/2014 - 3:59am
CFPUA warns of phone scam targeting customers
The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority is warning of a phone scam targeting customers. Tue, 11/18/2014 - 4:19pm
SCAM ALERT: Fake Brunswick deputy calling citizens
Deputies urge citizens in Brunswick County to not fall for a scam in the area. Fri, 10/31/2014 - 5:41pm
SCAM ALERT: Be wary of call claiming you can settle warrant with payment
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. Tue, 10/28/2014 - 8:20pm
Scammers target UNCW students, community
UNCW Police say scammers are targeting UNCW student by posing as Wilmington Police. Fri, 10/24/2014 - 1:59pm
NHSO: Scammer trying to take advantage of voter ID law
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. Wed, 10/01/2014 - 3:33pm