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Possible Red Cross scam in Brunswick County
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Mon, 12/15/2014 - 10:59pm.

videoThere'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.

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CFPUA warns of phone scam targeting customers
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/18/2014 - 11:19am.

The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority is warning of a phone scam targeting customers.

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SCAM ALERT: Fake Brunswick deputy calling citizens
Submitted by Elizabeth Bynum on Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:41pm.

Deputies urge citizens in Brunswick County to not fall for a scam in the area.

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SCAM ALERT: Be wary of call claiming you can settle warrant with payment
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/28/2014 - 3:20pm.

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.

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Scammers target UNCW students, community
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/24/2014 - 8:59am.

video UNCW Police say scammers are targeting UNCW student by posing as Wilmington Police.

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NHSO: Scammer trying to take advantage of voter ID law
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/01/2014 - 10:33am.

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.

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Business owner says scammer targeting small businesses
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:26pm.

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.

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Jacksonville woman scammed at hotel during Hurricane Arthur
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 07/11/2014 - 7:19am.

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.

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UPDATE: Leland woman says she lost $5,400 in jury duty phone scam
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Wed, 05/28/2014 - 7:30pm.

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.

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Sheriff's Office warns about jury duty call scam
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/27/2014 - 2:45pm.

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.

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