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Better Business Bureau Issues Online Christmas Scam Alert

According to the Better Business Bureau, A McCreary County man and his sister in Arizona said they were taken for hundreds of dollars while seeking bargains for Christmas toys on a website called "santastoydepot.com."

SCAM ALERT: New Phone Scam Reported In Franklin Co.

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office issued a scam warning Friday. Deputies said someone was calling people and telling them that federal grant money was available to them.

Officials Warn Against Storm Damage Repair Scams In Scott County

The Better Business Business, Scott County and Georgetown officials on Thursday warned about scams related to home repairs after recent storms.

Police: Beware Of Laurel County Health Dept. Phone Scam

Authorities warned people in London about a reported phone scam. Police said someone who claimed to be from the Laurel County Health Department was calling people and asking for donations.

Man Wanted In Telephone Repair Scam In Pulaski County

The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office said it was searching for a man who conned an elderly couple out of $1800. According to deputies, a man who claimed to be a telephone company employee did some work outside of the couple's home.

Scam Alert For BCTC Winchester-Clark County Campus

Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC) said people are reportedly going door-to-door in Winchester asking for donations of money for the school in an apparent scam.

BBB: Scam Using IRS Name Targets Kentuckians

The Better Business Bureau said that someone who claimed to be from the IRS was calling people in Kentucky as part of a scam.

KSP: Five Theft Attempts Made by Two Men in One Day

State Police are looking for two men who allegedly tried to steal money from five different convenience stores and gas stations.

Police: Scammers Targeting London Community

London Police warned the community about a reported scam. Officers said someone claiming to be from a utility company was calling people and telling the victim that he or she was behind on gas, water, or electricity payments.

Woodford County Phone Scam Warning

The Woodford County Sheriff's Office is warning people about a phone scam making the rounds.

Scam Alert In Pulaski County

The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office said if someone comes to your door trying to sell you books as a fundraiser for the public school system, don't fall for it. It's a scam.

Police: Beware Of Home Improvement Scam In Lexington

Lexington Police warned the community Tuesday about home improvement scams. Police said many of the scams target senior citizens and involve repairs to roofs, gutters, chimneys and driveways.

Police: Beware Of Home Improvement Scam In Lexington

Lexington Police warned the community Tuesday about home improvement scams. Police said many of the scams target senior citizens and involve repairs to roofs, gutters, chimneys and driveways.

Scammers Target East Bernstadt Fire Dept.

There were reports that someone was claiming to be raising money for the East Bernstadt Fire Department in Laurel County.

Nicholasville Grandmother Scammed By Computer Con Artist

A Nicholasville grandmother was scammed by a computer con artist claiming to be from her computer's antivirus company.

Scam Targeting Blue Grass Energy Customers

Blue Grass Energy is warning its customers about being targeted in a prepaid debit card scam.

“Gift Card” Scam Alert Issued

A scam involving Walmart gift cards and other potential "prizes" has got Lexington Police Financial Crimes Unit sending out a warning to consumers.

Officials Warn of New “KU” Phone Scam

In the last 48 hours, numerous residents and business owners have been getting calls from someone claiming to be from Kentucky Utilities, according to Lexington Police Financial Crimes Unit.

Scam Alert Involving “Juvenile Delinquents”

The Sheriff's Office in Bourbon County said it has received numerous complaints about a phone scam which claims to be from the Sheriff's Department or the Department of Juvenile Justice. The callers are said to have a lot of private information about their targets.

Taxpayers Should Be Aware of “IRS” Phone Scams

Around $1 million has been stolen from U.S. taxpayers in what's been called the largest phone scam ever regarding the IRS.

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