Case involving scammer with St. Louis ties under investigation.
Recipients told FBI wants to send them $850,000.
Men posing as city water dept. employees try to charge for bogus inspections.
Jennifer Kirk burst into tears, pleading that she has a newborn.
Agency says they never try to contact taxpayers via e-mail, but scammers do.
Koster says the email looks like an email from a legitimate internet ticket selling business, StubHub.
BBB issues alert against one charity.
Whether online or on the sidewalk, scammers could be looking to separate you from your money for worthless tickets.
The U.S. government says the companies pitched bogus timeshare deals.
The securities division reports some of the top complaints involve offers of promissory notes in exchange for cash, and bogus representations of gold or silver as a safer investment.