Also in the Bloomington Beware! series
Checking out at a big store, especially when it’s crowded and you’re in a hurry, requires your full attention – but here’s one well-known danger you don’t have to worry about. ...
Philippines Disaster Relief Scams
Super-typhoon Haiyan has devastated the Philippines, and once again, thieves are trying to steal disaster-relief donations.
There's been a lot of confusion as the Affordable Care Act kicks in, and a WHOLE lot of scams.
Ethnic minorities are far more likely to be victimized by scams and swindles; the numbers will surprise you. But there is help, and here's what you can do about it.
The 75th Anniversary of Orson Welles' "War Of The Worlds" broadcast is a good time to remember that there are lots of Halloween stories which aren't true...but there are some ...
Tax Payment Scam
A phone call demanding payment for taxes because there's a Tax Warrant out on you -- does NOT come from the government, it comes from a crook. Here's the truth.
High-pressure sales pitches for insurance to cover what Medicare doesn’t are crossing the line into scam territory.
These days, telephone calls from a number you don't recognize are -- more likely than not -- scams.
Just because there's a man in a uniform standing in front of you, doesn't always mean they are who they say they are.
Ring ring who's there? It's a scam!
Correspondent Rich Fish tells you how to hang up on phone-based swindles. That's "Phony Phoners" on this week's edition of our consumer watchdog segment Bloomington Beware!