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Man Charged In Cancer ScamA man is under arrest after Wallingford police say he defrauded the community by soliciting donations, claiming to have cancer when he, in fact, did not.
Former Glastonbury Man Pleads Guilty In Solar Panel SchemeA former Connecticut resident has pleaded guilty to fraudulently obtaining more than $9 million from a federal economic stimulus program meant to boost alternate energy sources.
IRS Says Phone Scam This Year Is Largest EverPolice in a number of Connecticut communities report receiving calls from residents of their towns who have received calls purporting to be from the Internal Revenue Service in what the agency says is the largest scam of its kind in the history of the IRS.
Where To Buy A Cheap Car OnlineIn place of tiny columns with cryptic abbreviations of a car's conditions, the Internet boasts searchable listings with generous detail and expansive photo galleries.
Police Warn Of Scam
Scam Out Of Puerto Rico Affecting ResidentsPolice say Connecticut residents in Guilford and across the state are being targeted by con-artists calling from Puerto Rico.
Second Arrest for Alleged Casino Scammers
New York Woman Arrested In Newtown Fundraising ScamThe FBI has arrested a New York woman on charges of lying to investigators during their investigation of a fundraising scam after the Sandy Hook school shootings.
Families Find Scammers Take Advantage Of TragedyTragedy strikes-- be it a natural disaster, a gunman's rampage or a terrorist attack-- and scam artists move in.
Computer Scam Warning For Connecticut Residents Attorney General George Jepsen sent out a warning to Connecticut residents today to be cautious of a possible scam.
Vernon Police Say Customer Scammed BusinessesVernon police are trying to identify a man they say scammed three businesses on Hyde Avenue.
Web Scams Cost State Consumers $3 Million Connecticut consumers reported losses of more than $3 million last year to an agency that tracks Internet scams.

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