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DOJ warns ‘face mask exempt’ cards are phony

The information was not issued or endorsed by the DOJ

Scam artists already after stimulus checks

Better Business Bureau already tracking scams before checks are even in the mail.

BBB shares tips on how to buy legitimate Belk Bowl tickets

The UK football team will be playing in the Belk Bowl on New Year's Eve against Virginia Tech in Charlotte.

Bourbon Co. American Legion post scammed in electricity cut off hoax

American Legion Post in Millersburg was scammed out of $2,000 after purchasing Thanksgiving food baskets.

BBB: College students beware of scammers

According to 2018’s BBB Scam Tracker Risk Report, 41.6% of students reported a loss when exposed to a scam as compared to 28.3% of non-students.

BBB: Phone scam targeting Kentucky businesses

The BBB says scammers are calling business, posing as a Kentucky Utilities employee and threatening to send a technician over to shut off the power if they don't receive payment by phone right away.

Be wise when buying tickets for the NCAA tournament

Many solid blue fans will be following the cats on their NCAA tournament journey.

BBB: Top Ten riskiest scams of 2018

Employment scams were the riskiest scams of 2018, according to the Better Business Bureau.

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This time of year people need cash. And it's easier to fall for a scam over social media where someone convinces you that you've...

Bourbon barrel company pretending to be headquartered in Lexington stiffing customers

Attorney General Andy Beshear has issued a Scam Alert today after his office and the Better Business Bureau say an online company claiming to be located in Lexington and selling bourbon barrels is scamming customers.

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Gift cards are always a popular holiday gift to give OR receive. However, there are a few things people should keep in mind when...

WARNING: Sweepstakes scams victimize elderly with evolving tactics

A Better Business Bureau report shows sweepstakes and prize scams claimed over $115 million from Americans in 2017, with the majority of losses suffered by senior citizens.

BBB warns of robocalls saying “your Social Security will be suspended”

According to the Better Business Bureau, a new phone scam, impersonating government agencies has been reported.

Woodford Co. woman loses money to bogus loan company

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- A Versailles woman loses over a thousand dollars to a bogus loan company. According to the Better Business Bureau, the victim and...

BBB: Be careful buying tickets to see the Cats on the road to the Final Four

The Better Business Bureau is warning fans to be careful when buying tickets to the NCAA Men’s Sweet 16.

BBB: Online purchase scams riskiest type of fraud

A new report from the Better Business Bureau shows online purchase scams are now the riskiest form of consumer fraud.

“4-1-9” fraud takes on new twist, more detailed

The “4-1-9” Advance Fee Fraud (also known as the “Nigerian Letter Scam”) is now targeting a new segment of potential victims.

BBB warns about new twist on Nigerian Letter Scam

The BBB says those running the "Nigerian Letter Scam" are getting more detailed in when it comes to targeting victims.

BBB warns of “free government grant scam”

The Better Business Bureau says a Lincoln County woman was taken by a scammer offering free government grants.

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Weather causes delays, postponements for Friday night high school football

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) - A mixture of COVID-19 and inclement weather caused for dozens of high school football games across central KY to get...

Some haunted houses open despite state recommendation

Haunted house attendees say it's possible to have fun while being safe.

Woman missing since getting out of jail a month ago

Susan Larson hasn't been seen or heard from since September 24, according to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office.