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Man arrested for cable theft
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Mon, 04/22/2013 - 8:47pm.

videoIf you get a cable bill in the mail and don't know why, you might want to open it. A Bladenboro man is accused of setting up cable accounts under other people's names.

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Attorney General warns of 'sweetheart scams'
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Wed, 02/13/2013 - 3:37pm.

videoLove is easier to find than ever, with online dating sites and social media. But the Attorney General's Office warns some cupids are aiming straight for your bank account.

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Ex-Fort Bragg soldier sentenced in fraud scheme
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 3:28pm.

A former Fort Bragg soldier is headed to federal prison for defrauding the government. Natosha June Boyd was sentenced to 30 months in prison to be followed by 3 years of supervised release for her involvement in submitting false claims through the U.S. Department of Defense's travel reimbursement system.

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Caremerica CEO, CFO sentenced for tax fraud
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/16/2013 - 5:33pm.

video Ronald E. Burrell, former chief executive officer (CEO) of Caremerica Inc., and Michael R. Elliott, former chief financial officer (CFO) of Caremerica Inc., were sentenced today in Wilmington, the Justice Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced.

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Wilmington Zaxby's restaurants part of chain's security breach
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/15/2013 - 10:50am.

video Two Zaxby's locations in Wilmington are among dozens of the restaurant chain's stores that may have been victimized by data thieves.

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Child counselor sentenced for fraud and arson
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Thu, 01/03/2013 - 7:12pm.

video A former Chadbourn school counselor will spend three decades behind bars for setting fire to his office to cover up Medicare fraud.

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Guarding against credit card fraud
Submitted by Matt Ray on Fri, 11/30/2012 - 6:00pm.

videoIt may be the season of goodwill, but identity thieves don't take a holiday.

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Two men wanted for credit card theft, fraud
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/14/2012 - 1:39pm.

Carolina Beach Police detectives need help identifying two men involved in the theft of credit cards and fraud. The incident occurred on the night of November 7 at the Islander Kwik Mart in Carolina Beach.

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AG takes aim at foreclosure fraudsters in Wilmington and Charlotte
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 09/24/2012 - 10:31am.

video Three North Carolina companies that claim to help people win lower mortgage payments and save their homes from foreclosures are instead ripping off homeowners and must be shut down, Attorney General Roy Cooper said Monday.

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Former elementary school counselor pleads guilty to wire fraud and arson
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Mon, 08/06/2012 - 7:53pm.

A former Chadbourn Elementary School counselor pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to wire fraud and arson. He still faces first-degree murder charges.

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