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.
Las Vegas Man Gets 7 Years In Prison For Prize Scam58 year old Glen Burke, of Las Vegas, was sentenced to the more than 7-year stint in prison, followed by three years of supervised release.
AG Laxalt Warns Against Utility Impostor ScamsIn these scams, a caller claims to be from the utility company and threatens to shut off a property's supply of power, water or gas because the customer's account is past due.
AG Laxalt Warns Against So Called "Notario" ScamsThese scams often take advantage of unsuspecting individuals looking for immigration assistance and other legal issues.
Man Gets Two Years In Prison For Tax Fraud SchemeHe's accused of defrauding the IRS by submitting false income tax returns for customers. Officials said he also recruited customers by telling them that he could generate large returns on their individual income tax returns.
Tax Preparer Guilty For Filing More Than $2.7 Million In Fake Tax ReturnsAuthorities said the suspect included false items on her clients' tax returns, including bogus charitable contributions, capital losses, and unreimbursed employee expenses--such as meals and transportation expenses.
U.S. Marshals Urge Nevadans To Watch Out For Phone ScamsOfficials are urging people to report the calls not only to their local U.S. Marshals Service office, but also to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
Settlement Reached In Fake Veterans Charity ScamThe settlement resolves allegations that VietNow misrepresented its charitable programs to donors by appointing a receiver to dissolve VietNow. As a result of this multi state settlement, the organization VietNow will be dissolved.
Laxalt Investigates Sham Websites Exploiting Shooting VictimsSince receiving complaints from local consumers, Laxalt's office successfully shut down a sham Facebook page last week with the help of employees at the social media company.
Henderson Police Warning Residents About Workforce ScamPolice said the suspects held fake meetings in Southern Nevada between July 9 and August 5, 2017 for the purpose of gathering ID's and Social Security information.
Laxalt Warns Nevadans of Make-A-Wish ScamA scammer calls and informs the receiver that he or she has won a large reward as part of a sweepstakes sponsored by the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Missed Jury Scam Back For Another Round Of Rip OffsCommunity advised to be careful of scam intended to steal vulnerable victims money through pre-paid credit cards.