Beware Latest Phone Scam Making Rounds Locally"Neighbor spoofing" involves an incoming call that appears to be local.
Jury Duty Phone Scammer Claims To Be Madison Co. Sheriff's OfficeThe caller informs the person that a judge has issued a fine and warrant for their arrest, and they must pay a large fine immediately, or they will be arrested.
Ill. Attorney General Warns Residents of Phone ScamIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is telling state residents to beware of phone call scams that attempt to record consumers saying "yes."
St. Clair County Sheriff Warns of Spreading Phone ScamCaller claiming to be "Deputy Marshall" with St. Clair County Sheriff's Department demands money or threatens arrests.
New Phone Scam In St. Louis CountyPolice say thieves are operating under the guise of collecting jury duty fines for a "sheriff's department."
Illinois National Guard Warns of Phone ScamIndividuals are claiming to be with the Illinois National Guard and soliciting donations by telephone.
Scammers Use Facebook to Steal Billions from SeniorsThe "granny scam" accounts for a growing part of the estimated $2.9 billion seniors lose in financial scams each year.
McCaskill Fights to Find Do-Not-Call Violators OverseasSen. Clair McCaskill co-sponsored legislation to help deal with violators of the Do-Not-Call Registry.
Phone Scam in Jefferson County Claim to be PoliceJefferson County Police say if anyone tells you over the phone you're in trouble and can pay money to get out of it, hang up and call the police.
First Bank: Do Not Respond to Automated Call from 'Fraud Protection Department'First Bank says the call is a scam.
Phone Scam Growing in IllinoisAttorney general's office says to watch for bogus calls about unpaid taxes or IRS investigations.
Authorities Warn of New Phone ScamIn the scam, the caller claims to be a sheriff's deputy who advises his victims they have unpaid fines from the IRS for failing to report for jury duty.