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 Phone Scammers Posing as Law Enforcement in Union County, Arkansas

Union County, Arkansas – The Union County Sheriff’s Department is warning residents about a new scam in which individuals pose as law enforcement officials to deceive and defraud unsuspecting victims. These scammers contact their targets and claim that they have missed jury duty or have an outstanding warrant. They then demand immediate payment of fines, encouraging victims to settle the debt over the phone using methods such as gift cards, prepaid debit cards, or money wires. Once the scammers receive the payment, it becomes extremely difficult, if not impossible, for victims to recover their money. … Read more

Scammers Target Camp Lejeune Lawsuit Victims in Latest Identity Theft Scheme

PENSACOLA, Fla. – In a recent federal court order, Judge M. Casey Rodgers of the district court declared, “THIS IS A SCAM.” The judge’s order shed light on unsolicited calls and emails sent to potential claimants in the 3M earplug litigation, warning them about scammers attempting to obtain personal information. This case involves combat veterans who suffered hearing loss and tinnitus due to allegedly defective earplugs manufactured by 3M. The settlement for this mass tort product liability case amounts to $6 billion, potentially benefiting around 260,000 veterans. Interestingly, the tactics employed by these scammers closely … Read more

Denver-Based Lifestyle Model Takes Legal Action Against Scammers Exploiting Her Photographs

Denver, Colorado – A Denver-based lifestyle model, known as Kat Marie, has filed two federal lawsuits claiming that companies used her photographs without permission to carry out scams. Kat Marie’s line of work involves meeting adult clients in private settings and catering to their specific fetish needs. Building trust and confidence is crucial in this industry, as it directly impacts her livelihood. However, when a fraudulent website in the United Kingdom stole her Instagram photo, it unleashed a series of problems for Kat Marie. The theft resulted in demands from scam victims for her to … Read more