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Woman conned out of $12K, duped by cash grant scam

A dream opportunity turned out too good to be true. A North Charleston woman was conned out of thousands of dollars, duped into what she thought was a federal grant program.

US, UK and Canada say Russian hackers are targeting coronavirus vaccine research

National security agencies in the United Kingdom, United States and Canada on Thursday accused hackers linked to Russian intelligence services of targeting organizations conducting COVID-19 vaccine research.

Wildlife commission warns of fishing license website scams

The NC Wildlife Resources Commission is urging the public to be aware of private online websites claiming to sell North Carolina fishing licenses.

Watch out for scams targeting small businesses during COVID-19 crisis

Officials have a new warning for all small business owners as scammers are reportedly sending out fake offers to receive assistance from the Small Business Administration.

Columbus County warns of secret shopper scam

The Columbus County Sheriff's Office is warning of a scam, after one of their employees was targeted.

SCAM ALERT: Brunswick Co. Sheriff’s Office warns of fake jury summons calls

Someone is pretending to be from the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office in an attempt to scam you, according to a post on the BCSO Facebook page.

‘Shark Tank’ star loses nearly $400,000 in scam

Barbara Corcoran said she lost nearly $400,000 after her financial team responded to an email that turned out to be a phishing scam.

NHSO warning: Gun buy-back phone calls are a scam

The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is warning people about a new scam they are investigating.

Officer pays woman’s airplane ticket home after scam

An elderly woman who flew from Illinois to Arizona who was scammed out of her last dollars when she thought she was going to meet the man of her dreams was rescued by a police officer’s kind gesture.

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Florida man survives alligator attack while walking dog

A man recounts the terrifying moments right before he was bitten by an alligator.

Suspect in killing of protesters listed in ‘hero’ assignment

A Dallas school district is investigating a high school English teacher who asked students to write about a modern-day hero and listed the 17-year-old accused of killing two people during Wisconsin protests as one possible option.

EPA: Pine Sol now approved to kill coronavirus on surfaces

Clorox wipes are still in short supply due to increased demand as Americans continue to clean off frequently used surfaces to combat the spread of coronavirus, but another household cleaner has been added to the list of effective products.

Woman denies police account after being shot at by officers

A woman in Maryland is disputing an account by police that she crashed her Honda into a police vehicle and veered toward a detective.