Lake County Sheriff’s Office: Scammers Posing As Local Government Officials Targeting Lake County Residents

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and 19th Judicial Circuit have become aware of a scam targeting Lake County residents. This scam involves con artists calling Lake County residents and introducing themselves as a member of […]


Washington Post: Apple’s “Tightly Controlled” App Store Has Scam Apps with Consumer Losses of $48 Million

Apparently, Apple customers should not put as much trust in the Apple App Store as Apple would have customers believe. Apple has long maintained that its exclusive control of the App Store is essential to […]

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Naperville Police Alert: Scammers Are Phishing, Using Employee Login Info to Divert Direct Deposits

Naperville posted an alert on their official Facebook page Thursday April 25, 2019 advising the community of a relatively new scam being reported across the country that is diverting employees’ paychecks into other accounts. Scammers […]

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New Facebook Scammers Lurk in Help Community; Pose As Facebook Support, Offer Toll Free Tech Support to Mess You Up and Get Your Money has a help community, but there are some scammers lurking in the community that are out to help themselves to your money — not help you with your Facebook problem. Today, several people were […]

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Staged Apple iPhone Purchase Ends with Quick Grab and Run Theft at Taco Bell on Algonquin Rd, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 4:46 PM Saturday of a theft at Taco Bell, 1530 West Algonquin Road Arlington Heights, IL. Police received a report that an unknown offender or offenders met the […]

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Green Dot Money Pak Scam Involving Fake ComEd Agent Gets $1,000 from Victim on Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 3:57 PM Friday of a successful scam involving ComEd and Green Dot Money Pak card in the block of 300 South Arlington Heights Road Arlington Heights, IL. Police […]