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Ameren Warns Customers of Phone Scam

Impersonators pose as Ameren employees and tell customers their power will be turned off unless they make a payment using pre-paid money cards.

12/02/2014

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Authorities Warn of New Phone Scam

In 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.

09/12/2014

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Better Business Bureau Warns of ‘Grandparent Scam’

An older person gets a call from someone who sounds like they could be a relative, saying they’re in trouble and need them to wire money to help.

07/18/2014

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Authorities Warn Of Fake Arrest Warrant Scam

Contact U.S. Marshals Service if you feel you’ve been targeted

06/29/2014

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Where To Buy A Cheap Car Online

In place of tiny columns with cryptic abbreviations of a car’s conditions, the Internet boasts searchable listings with generous detail and expansive photo galleries.

06/16/2014

File photo of a person holding a cellphone. (Photo by Jean Sebastien/AFP/Getty)

National Institute of Health Warns of New Phone Scam

In St. Louis, Frank Absher got a call saying he was about to be awarded a federal grant of about $3,000.

05/27/2014

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Investment Scam Costs Victims Hundreds of Thousands

Sixteen Missourians, looking for a big return on their investment, are now hoping to get their money back from the scammers who have probably already spent it.

02/28/2014

File photo of a person counting cash. (Photo by BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)

Mo. Secretary of State Cracks Down on Investment Scam

Secretary of State Jason Kander shut down a St. Charles County-based scheme that took in more than $725,000 from 16 Missourians.

02/27/2014

Police are looking for the man in this surveillance photo in connection with a scam in Clinton County (Courtesy: Clinton County Sheriff's Office

Police Warning Clinton County Residents About Building Work Scam

The Clinton County Illinois Sheriff is warning residents to be on the lookout for people preying on the elderly.

02/13/2014

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