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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.
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‘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.

Official: Puerto Rico govt loses $2.6M in phishing scam

Puerto Rico's government has lost more than $2.6 million after falling for an email phishing scam, according to a senior official.
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Americans are losing millions of dollars to Social Security scams

The Department of Justice is filing for temporary restraining orders against U.S. telecom carriers allegedly facilitating hundreds of millions of scam robocalls.

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