According to police, while the homeowner is distracted outside, an accomplice steals jewelry and coins from inside the home.
Reports have surfaced of an individual asking for donations to help support BCC students study abroad in Britain.
A seminar in Wilmington on Thursday taught folks how to fight fraud.
Southport Police say they have received several reports from residents about a couple of phone scams.
An innovative way to battle fraudsters impersonating the IRS to steal millions from consumers is launching today in the form of a simple, free app.
Taxpayers are being warned about an increase in phone scams in the Cape Fear area.
An infamous car wrap email scam has made its way to our area and one resident wants to spread the word.
Attorney General Roy Cooper is warning consumers to be on the lookout for scams that could follow severe weather in North Carolina.
Deputies with the Pender County Sheriff's Office say they're looking for two men who have been reported by area businesses for scamming unsuspecting cashiers.
A spokeswoman with the Wilmington Police Department says they're continuing to have issues with scammers using the front desk number.