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IRS Scam Targets Young Murfreesboro Woman - Turned Victim
IRS Scam Targets Young Murfreesboro Woman - Turned Victim

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.

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Rutherford County Sheriff's Office
Rutherford County Sheriff's Office "SCAM" Phone Calls Continue - Listen to this message

WGNS called the phone number and this is the recorded message that we captured...

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iTunes Gift Card Scam in Murfreesboro
iTunes Gift Card Scam in Murfreesboro

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.

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Murfreesboro woman told she failed to appear in federal court
Murfreesboro woman told she failed to appear in federal court

Failure to appear in Federal Court, is what this Murfreesboro woman was told when a scammer claiming to be with the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office called her...

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The
The "Quick Change" Scam in Murfreesboro, again

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.

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Scammers using both the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office and the Circuit Court Clerk's Office
Scammers using both the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office and the Circuit Court Clerk's Office

Scammers are collecting money by using both the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office and the Circuit Court Clerk's Office, authorities said Thursday.

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The Scams Continue in Rutherford County
The Scams Continue in Rutherford County

Someone posing as a Rutherford County Sheriff's deputy called a citizen Friday and demanded $2,000 or the citizen would be arrested on a warrant.

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Murfreesboro Woman Falls Victim to IRS Scam - She lost $17,000
Murfreesboro Woman Falls Victim to IRS Scam - She lost $17,000

As instructed, the resident purchased I-Tunes Gift Cards to the tune of $4,000.

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76 Year old woman fails to become a victim to a fictitious lieutenant at the Sheriff's Office
76 Year old woman fails to become a victim to a fictitious lieutenant at the Sheriff's Office

The caller introduced himself as Lt. Collins with the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office and the victim fell for it, for a minute.

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Another Scam IRS Case in Rutherford County
Another Scam IRS Case in Rutherford County

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.

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Scam Using I-Tunes Gift Cards in Murfreesboro
Scam Using I-Tunes Gift Cards in Murfreesboro

A Murfreesboro woman received a phone call from an unknown number telling her that she owed money to the police department for past fines.

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IRS Scams Continue in Rutherford County
IRS Scams Continue in Rutherford County

IRS scams continue in Rutherford County. An elderly resident in Murfreesboro came home to find this message on her answering machine...

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Phone scam in Rutherford County encourages residents to send in money via Western Union
Phone scam in Rutherford County encourages residents to send in money via Western Union

The latest phone scam to hit Rutherford County revolves around a phone call about a government grant. This woman was a potential victim who did not fall for it...

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Driveway resurfacing scam hits Rutherford County again
Driveway resurfacing scam hits Rutherford County again

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...

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IRS Scams in Murfreesboro
IRS Scams in Murfreesboro

The fake and sometimes costly IRS scams continue in Murfreesboro. NewsRadio WGNS' Ron Jordan has more...

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Man claims to be victims grandson in Murfreesboro - Suggesting he was in an accident
Man claims to be victims grandson in Murfreesboro - Suggesting he was in an accident

An older resident of Murfreesboro called the police after having a phone conversation with someone who claimed to be her grandson. The woman told local authorities...

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More check cashing scams in Rutherford County
More check cashing scams in Rutherford County

A 23-year old woman told Murfreesboro Police she took a job she found online and ended up being scammed.

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The Quick Change Scam is Alive and Well in Murfreesboro, TN

In the case at the John Rice Boulevard gas station, the clerk told police the subject bought candy for .98-cents. He paid for the candy with a $5 bill and received $4.02 back. The man then placed several stacks of cash on the counter asking 

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Middle Tennessee Electric Comments on Recent Electric SCAMS
Middle Tennessee Electric Comments on Recent Electric SCAMS
Tennessee’s electric cooperatives are warning Tennessee residents to be on the alert for a telephone scam targeting utility consumers.
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