IRS Scams in Murfreesboro have started up again and it is not even the end of the year yet... The most recent scam was reported by a 22-year-old woman who said she got the call from a "515" area code, which is Iowa.
A company soliciting donations for police may have its sights set on La Vergne.
The Tennessee Department of Health has been notified by several people in Tennessee and other states of a potential scam in which people are contacted via telephone...
The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance's Division of Consumer Affairs is warning residents to be wary of holiday-themed scams.
A man claiming to be a church friend called an 80 year old Murfreesboro resident stating that he had been arrested.
It appears as if another rental scam has struck Murfreesboro. This time, a 24 year old man told police that he found a home that was listed as "For Rent"...
The Murfreesboro victim thought she had landed the perfect job after talking to a woman who was allegedly named Tiffany Jayss online.
The most recent victim told police she was contacted or picked to be a so called "Secret Shopper" and received a check for $1,820.
In the latest phone scam report, a 30-year-old woman was called by a man named "Jimmy," who told her she was eligible for a $5,000 loan.
A Murfreesboro business owner received a phone call from three individuals claiming to be with Murfreesboro Electric. The trio told the woman on three occasions that her electric bill was past due by $1,100.
A 59 year old Murfreesboro man was scammed out of $5,000 for a truck that he wanted to buy on CraigsList.
A 43 year old Lascassas Pike man in Murfreesboro thought he found the perfect place to rent. He even sent a $1,000 security deposit...
The old fashioned "Quick Change" scam has struck another Murfreesboro business. This time, the victim was a cashier at Kentucky Fried Chicken on Old Fort Parkway.
A 67 year old Murfreesboro woman was scammed over the purchase of an RV on CraigsList...
A Murfreesboro woman signed a lease for a home and even paid a $2,000 deposit, but after moving into the house she realized that she had been scammed.
A Murfreesboro woman who applied for a "100 Day Loan" online ended up being a victim of theft.
The local resident told police she met a man online known only as "Peter Love" told her that he needed help with his daughters financially.
As instructed, the resident purchased I-Tunes Gift Cards to the tune of $4,000.
An 81 year old Murfreesboro woman fell victim to a scam over the phone not once, but twice. Evidently, both scams are related.
A Murfreesboro woman was scammed out of over $2,000 after receiving a call from an alleged "I-T Specialist."
Another scam IRS case has been reported in Rutherford County. This time around, the Smyrna victim paid the subject on the other end of a phone call over $2,000 by way of iTunes gift cards.
Murfreesboro Electric Department (MED) is warning customers to be aware of the latest scam that is targeting residential customers, local business owners, and ethnic restaurants.
The man told the ethnic business owner that he owed the Electric Department $1,520.
A disabled 36-year old man in Murfreesboro called the police after he was scammed over FaceBook.
A Murfreesboro woman received a phone call from an unknown number telling her that she owed money to the police department for past fines.
The victim told police that an acquaintance of hers named Joyce contacted her via FaceBook and told her that she had won the lottery on FaceBook.
A 78 year old Murfreesboro man fell for a scam that involved the fake arrest of his grandson.
The victim said that she used GreenDot cards to pay the landlord the first and last months rent.
A 53 year old homeless man in Murfreesboro saved his money in an attempt to rent a house. As luck would have it, he found a home on Dewsbury Drive.
The victim told police that she found an online ad about the Hollister Company hiring. She said she contacted the subject who placed the ad and the person told her that she would be hired.
An 18-year old in the small West Tennessee town of Mercer has been arrested in Murfreesboro for his alleged involvement in a money order scam.
WGNS called the phone number (615-334-0579) and this is what we got...
$650 and two Money Grams later... a local resident has filed a police report after being scammed out of her hard earned cash.
In some cases, depending on your income bracket at the time of winning $1-million, the taxes can be as high as 39.6% or $396,000.
SCC is requesting businesses pay nearly $90 to obtain a Certificate of Existence/Authorization, also known as a Certificate of Good Standing.
An 89-year old Woodmont Drive woman called the police after a man knocked on her door offering a resurfacing service for her home driveway. The woman told police...
The fake and sometimes costly IRS scams continue in Murfreesboro. NewsRadio WGNS' Ron Jordan has more...
A potential scammer posing as a Murfreesboro Warrants Division lieutenant tried to persuade a Rutherford County woman to send money...
A 23-year old woman told Murfreesboro Police she took a job she found online and ended up being scammed.
Murfreesboro Police responded to a local bank on Monday in reference to a fraud case. The victim told police she received a check for a nanny position she recently accepted.
After the victim was scammed, she went to the police department because she discovered the man who called her was using the phone number of the Murfreesboro Police Department.
A local woman who told Murfreesboro Police she posted her job resume online was hit with fraud.
We spoke to Murfreesboro Police Chief Glen Chrisman who told us that his department does not collect money…
According to the victim, the said that the victim needed to make arraignments to payments for an accident she had been involved in several months ago.
A woman in need of work posted an ad on Nashville.CraigsList.org in hopes of finding a viable job.
More and more “Green Dot Card Scams” have been reported in Rutherford County.
While police were at the home on Titans Circle, the phone rang. The voice on the other end of the line was a man who claimed to be Deputy Robertson with the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office.
When the victim realized he had been taken, he called the police. Officers placed the four fake $100 bills into evidence. At this point, no arrests have been made.
The check the culprit deposited into the victims checking account turned out to be fake. So now the victim’s account is upside down by $1,000...
The victim found out later that the check he deposited was a FAKE. He is now out $2,998.
Two Money Gram transfers, six GreenDot money cards and a PayPal account later, a local resident is out over $5,000.
A 21-year old Murfreesboro resident who thought she had found her ideal car on CraigsList ended up being scammed.
Being told that you won the lottery is usually not how you find out that you won the lottery. In other words, winnings are usually determined by a scratch off ticket OR by hearing the winning lottery numbers in the media.
Another fraud report has been filed in Murfreesboro after a local resident stated she received a call from someone who told her she had won $250,000.
A local woman who told Murfreesboro Police she reached out to an online company called “Entrepreneurial Success Mentors” for help in starting a new business believes she was scammed.
The report shows that the female sent the money via Western Union to an address in California. When the keys failed to show up, she drove back by the house and saw a sign for a property management company.
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