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ONLY ON 3: Woman says mechanic owes her money, scamming others

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videoGive and take is the name of the game. Jennifer Pittman says she gave her truck and $300 to Tracy Carr back in November. Now, six months later, she says she's been taken advantage of. Full story...
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Man arrested after selling donated items to tornado victims

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A Raleigh man has been arrested and accused of asking homeowners with tornado-damaged property to pay him for donated items. Full story...
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WPD warns of phone scams

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The scams consist of a phone call to residents notifying them that their relative is in some type of legal trouble and needs money sent quickly to help them. Full story...
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Attorney: Get local help for tax problems

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video You may have seen ads on TV advertising help for people with tens of thousands of dollars of tax debt. The problem is putting your trust in those companies can cost you big time. Full story...
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Warning: Phone scammers posing as utility workers, seeking credit card info

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Progress Energy warns customers to beware of a telephone-based scam that has increased in frequency this week. Full story...
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Attorney General warns of storm scams

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Attorney General Roy Cooper today warned consumers to avoid scams related to Hurricane Earl, which forecasters predicted could brush the North Carolina coast later this week. Full story...
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Brunswick Sheriff warns of K9 scam

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Sheriff John Ingram says someone claiming to be raising money for the Sheriff's Office's K9 Division is lying. Full story...
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Troubleshooters: Vacuum scam

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video Dan Martin was looking for a job to help make ends meet in a tough economy. Instead he says he got caught in a scam. Full story...
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Protecting yourself against loan scams

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With more homeowners facing foreclosure due to the economy, the attorney general is working to protect consumers from loan scams. Since 2007 foreclosure scam complaints have risen drastically. Full story...
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Elderly getting wise on internet scams

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videoNew research shows fraud against the elderly is on the rise. A group of area women are doing what they can to keep themselves, and their friends, from becoming victims. Full story...
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New Hanover County Sheriff's Office warns of bail money scam

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has a scam warning. A victim was contacted by a man claiming to be with the sheriff's office and requesting wired bail money for the arrest of the victim's employee. Full story...
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Troubleshooters: Promotion turns into scam for local shoppers

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videoIn this week's Troubleshooters Report, a nationwide scam with hundreds of victims right here in Wilmington. Full story...
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Phone scam attempts to get your credit card information

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videoWe have received several calls and e-mails about a suspicious text message circulating around Wilmington. The text cites fraudulent activity on bank accounts, but consumers should beware. Full story...
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Scammers using creative techniques to get your information

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Scammers continue to get more creative when it comes to trying to steal your identity. A popular way to try and steal personal information is through e-mail phishing. Full story...
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Wrightsville beach scam

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Wrightsville Beach detectives have arrested three suspects in connection with what they say is a private contracting scam. Full story...
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