Beware of Scammers Posing as Knox County Sheriff’s Office with Jury Duty Scam Calls

KNOX COUNTY, Ind. – Residents in Knox County, Indiana, are being targeted by scammers who use a fraudulent jury duty excuse to trick individuals into giving them money. The Knox County Sheriff’s Department recently issued a warning about this increase in scam calls. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the scammers are using a spoofed number that appears as the local sheriff’s department on caller ID. They then proceed to fabricate a missed jury duty scenario and threaten the victim with hefty fines or an arrest warrant. To clarify, the Knox County Sheriff’s Department emphasized that … Read more

Beware of New Scam Tactic: Fake Jury Duty Warrant Targets Fargo-Moorhead Residents

CASS COUNTY, N.D. – A new scam tactic has emerged in the F-M area, prompting the Cass County Sheriff’s Office to issue a warning to the public. Scammers are making calls from a specific number, (701) 253-0994, falsely claiming that the recipient has a warrant for Failure to Appear for jury duty. In order to resolve the supposed issue, the scammer instructs the victim to bring $3,000 to various local businesses to facilitate a fund transfer. To make their fraudulent claims more convincing, the scammers even went as far as sending a text message with … Read more

Beware of the Terrifying Kidnap-for-Ransom Scam Targeting Parents: Indiana Attorney General Urges Vigilance

A lawyer in Indiana is urging parents to remain vigilant against a brazen cybercrime involving a fake kidnapping scheme. The Indiana Attorney General’s Office has issued a warning about this escalating scam across the state and the United States. Attorney General Todd Rokita emphasizes the need for extra caution among parents whose children are traveling abroad or attending school overseas. According to Rokita, scammers may target unsuspecting parents by obtaining photos of their children in secluded areas or from social media, or by pretending to have kidnapped them. Once the crook sends a photo to … Read more

FTX Crypto Trading Platform Accused of Running Profit-Making Scam with Bahamas Bank: Lawsuit Reveals Secrets

MIAMI, FL – FTX, a cryptocurrency trading platform, is at the center of a scandal involving the creation and sale of Tether stablecoins in a profit-making scheme. According to a recent lawsuit reported by Bloomberg, FTX allegedly worked secretly with Deltec Bank & Trust Ltd., based in the Bahamas, to carry out this fraudulent activity. The lawsuit, filed in a Florida court, also implicates Alameda Research, FTX’s sister firm. Caroline Ellison, former CEO of Alameda Research, provided details of the scheme in the court filing. The process involved Alameda creating Tether, also known as USDT, … Read more