Fridley Man Scams Thousands In Fraudulent Telemarketing SchemeA Fridley man has been charged with scamming thousands of people out of more than $10 million by mail and wire fraud.
Woman Offers Warning After Falling Victim To Social Security ScamAn elaborate Social Security scam seemed to work to steal tens of thousands of dollars from a Twin Cities woman.
How Do Scammers Call You With Your Own Phone Number?Have you ever gotten a phone call from your own number? Or one that was just a few digits off? It’s the latest illegal scam to get you to answer your phone – neighborhood spoofing.
Scam Alert: If Your Own Phone Number Calls You, Don't Pick UpA new scam is tricking victims into giving away precious information by calling them from what appears to be their own phone numbers.
'They Are Relentless': St. Paul Police Warn Of Phone ScammersAuthorities in St. Paul are warning residents to be on alert for scammers who pretend to be representatives of law enforcement agencies and demand payments of thousands of dollars.
Attorney General Sues 2 Lenders Accused Of Scamming MinnesotansThe lawsuit alleges the firms pressured people to sign over large amounts of their monthly pension payments in exchange for small loans.
Better Business Bureau Warns Of Online Pet ScamsThe Better Business Bureau is warning those looking for pets online that there has been an uptick in fake adoption web sites.
Popular Mpls. Lunch Spot Warns Of Shortchanging ScamA popular Minneapolis lunch spot is warning fellow restaurants of a scam – and they say the proof is on camera.
Edina Officials Warn Residents Of U.S. Marshals HoaxOfficials in Edina are issuing a warning after three residents were contacted on the phone by an imposter pretending to be a Deputy U.S. Marshal.
Police: Scam Tries To Trick Players Into Paying For ‘Pokemon Go’ Authorities in Chaska are warning players of the mega-popular “Pokemon Go” game that scammers are trying to trick them into paying for the app.
Caller Tricks Richfield Woman Out Of $10KOfficials are investigating after a scammer claiming to be a Hennepin County sheriff’s deputy tricked a Richfield woman out of $10,000.
4 Things To Know For Dec. 25, 2015 Here's a look at the four things you need to know for Dec. 25, 2015.
Minnesota DOC: Fake Debt Collectors Use Local Law Firm In ScamThe Minnesota Commerce Department is urging people to be aware of a scam involving a well-known, local law firm. Fake debt collectors are claiming to be from Jeff Anderson and Associates and are using emails, phone calls and even Facebook posts to try to get money.
Charges: Man Stole Hundreds Of Thousands From Ill GrandmaA White Bear Lake man was charged Tuesday with stealing thousands of dollars from his grandmother after relatives contacted police with suspicions of fraud. The Minnesota Department of Commerce says Dennis Lee Olson, 42, is charged with theft by swindle from Betty Jane Braun between 2008 and 2013, when she passed away.