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10 Years Prison For Man Who Scammed Senior Out Of $300K

A 37-year-old Reno man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for exploitation of an older person after prosecutors say he scammed a retired school teacher out of more $300,000.


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Where To Buy A Cheap Car Online

In place of tiny columns with cryptic abbreviations of a car’s conditions, the Internet boasts searchable listings with generous detail and expansive photo galleries.


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Charity Warns: Beware Of E-Mail Scam

A phishing scam has struck a local group that helps domestic violence victims.


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Inspector Pleads Guilty In Smog Test Scheme

A former emission control inspector accused of taking part in a smog check scheme has accepted a plea bargain.


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Second Scam Suspect Surrenders

Metro police say a second suspect accused of posing as a Mormon missionary and robbing a man has turned himself in.


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Basketball Star’s Dad Charged In Housing Scam

The father of former UCLA basketball star Shabazz Muhammad has been charged with bank fraud and conspiracy in an alleged Las Vegas housing scam.


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NV Energy Warns Of Scam

NV Energy is issuing a “scam alert”.


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Man who Faked Daughter’s Death Gets 60 Days In Jail

A man who faked his daughter’s death to scam money from sympathetic co-workers has been ordered to serve 60 days in the Douglas County Jail.


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Vegas Man Pleads Guilty Of Vacuum Cleaner Scam

A 48-year-old Las Vegas man accused of a vacuum cleaner sales scam targeting seniors has pleaded guilty to a charge against him.


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Masto Warns Senior Citizens To “Beware Of Scammers”

Attorney General Catherine Cortez-Masto is advising Nevadans to be on the lookout for the granparent scam.

CBS Las Vegas–03/08/2012