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AG’s Office: Be on the lookout for scammers following natural disasters

Following natural disasters and other emergencies in Kentucky, scammers may attempt to take advantage of consumers.

IRS warns of new stimulus-related scams

Scammers come up with new tactics, IRS warns

Laurel fire group warns door-to-door solicitor is not them

Someone going door-to-door not with fire department.

SCAM ALERT: ABC 36 anchor shares scam story to help others avoid scams

Anyone can fall for a scam. It happened recently to ABC 36 Evening Anchor, Veronica Jean Seltzer. 

Scam alert in Wayne County

Scammers are targeting Wayne County residents after the election on the wet-dry issue that passed on November 3.

Business owner convicted in roofing scam, $61,000 restitution ordered

Man sentenced to five years probation, $61, 000 in restitution

Social Security scam reported in Lee County

Someone claiming to be with the Social Security Administration is asking people for the personal information, according to Beattyville Police.

Publishers Clearinghouse calling? Don’t believe it

Scammers say people have won but have to send money for taxes first.

UPDATE: Voter group blasts Adams, Cameron warning

Text scam goes to bogus web site, some letters going to people already registered to vote.

‘Deputy-warrant,’ ‘Social Security’ scams surface in Jessamine, Woodford, Fayette, others

JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) - Two old phone scams are resurfacing in several counties across the region. Among the latest is Jessamine, Woodford, and Fayette...

Social Security call scam increasing in region

Caller hit Lawrenceburg, other areas.

Scam targeting businesses in Bell County

Businesses in Bell County are being targeted in a phone scam involving bogus claims of missing money and a corporate investigation, according to deputies.

‘Kidnapping’ scam reported in Montgomery County

An old scam that relies on panic and fear has surfaced in Montgomery and possibly other counties in the region.

Mercer, other counties warned about coronavirus food service scam

As expected the COVID-19 and related scams continue to come out of the woodwork.

Expanded Medicaid rolls lead to scam warning

With more people on the state's Medicaid rolls because of the coronavirus epidemic, state leaders are issuing warnings about scammers trying to take advantage.

Lottery warns of uptick in reported scams, even lottery seller gets called

Kentucky Lottery officials say they've seen an increase in the number of inquiries from players being contacted and told they’ve won a large cash prize.

Suspicious worker avoids becoming scam victim: BBB

An administrative assistant at a Lexington insurance firm narrowly avoided losing $800 to a scammer pretending to be her boss in a message to her office email address.

Beshear, state, police warn of growing scams

Law enforcement and others preach them all the time -- don't fall victim to scammers.

Utilities issue alert for possible scammers

As the coronavirus outbreak continues, Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company are warning area residents to be wary of scam artists trying to take advantage of the scare.

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Beshear challenges law shifting fair board appointment power

Gov. Beshear has asked a judge to strike down a Republican-backed law that eroded his appointment authority over the state fair board.

Elkhorn City man killed in crash in Pike County

42-year old Jason Spangler died Saturday when the pickup truck he was driving went off the road and over an embankment, according to KSP.

Report: UK professor dies from accidental fall in her home

Dr. Susan Odom was found in her home by a co-worker on Sunday, according to the Kentucky Kernel.

101st Airborne deploying soldiers to Fort Knox as part of exercise

The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) will deploy approximately 160 Soldiers to Fort Knox, Kentucky, in support of an Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise to be held there.