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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.

2 plead guilty in $750,000 dating scam

Woman thought she was dating Army sergeant.

Scam targeting registered sex offenders in Henderson County

Kentucky State Police says a new scam is targeting registered sex offenders in Henderson County.

How to avoid falling for tornado relief scams

The BBB offers tips on how to avoid falling for a tornado relief scam.

Scammers pose as Secretary of State’s office

Scammers are using the name of the Secretary of State's Office to try to rip people off in Kentucky.

Reported social media scam and theft leads to chase in Hamburg area

Lexington Police say a scam posted on social media led to a robbery and chase in the Hamburg area late Tuesday afternoon.

Bowling Green scammers impersonating police, “finding” lost credit cards

Bowling Green Police say scammers have come up with two new plots to trick residents out of their money.

Don’t fall for it: scammer claims to be with Richmond Police Dept.

Someone is calling people and telling them they are from the Richmond Police Department and collecting money for a missed court date.

Lexington Police warning citizens of a phone scam

LPD says scammers, impersonating officers, have been calling people demanding money in order to clear up an arrest warrant.

KSP offers tips for ongoing sex offender registry scam

KSP says registrants in Graves County have been scammed out of thousands of dollars by a caller reporting to be with the Kentucky Sex Offender Registry.

Deputies warn of kidnapping scams

Families report receiving phone calls claiming their children have been kidnapped. Find out how the scam works, so you don't fall for it.

Deputies warn the public about a new scam

The Pulaski County sheriff's office is warning people about a new scam.

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