A 27-year-old Murfreesboro woman told police that someone stole her identity... or at least tried to.
As of now, the 21-year-old MTSU student who reported the crime is out over $3,000 as the bank wanted the case filed with police before reversing any charges.
A 79-year-old Murfreesboro woman fell victim to fraud in recent weeks.
Donald M. McCoy, 52, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, was arrested this past Friday by federal and state agents and charged with two counts of healthcare fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Don Cochran for the Middle District of Tennessee.
A Huntsville, Alabama woman has been taken to jail in Murfreesboro after allegedly trying to cash a fraudulent check.
Five counts of "Criminal Simulation" were levied against a Nashville man during his recent trip to First Bank in Murfreesboro.
The cost of fraud was steep: Tennessee's total consumer losses topped $13.7 million last year.
By the time the 80 something year old couple had enough, the fraud added up to $350,000. The case is in the hands of Murfreesboro Police now.
It is a special kind of low to defraud an elderly woman of her late husbands Veterans Disability Check. That is exactly what occurred in Murfreesboro.
A fraud investigation is underway in regards to a subject using a credit card to buy two ATV's at a local motorcycle shop.
The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance wants to help consumers avoid getting scammed by offering tips on how to navigate air conditioning repair.
Two more home for rent scams have struck the pockets of Murfreesboro residents in recent days.
The Murfreesboro victim thought she had landed the perfect job after talking to a woman who was allegedly named Tiffany Jayss online.
A national warning was issued by the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday, warning people of card skimmers.
The Consolidated Utility Company on the New Salem Highway is the victim of a fraud to the tune of $48,450.
La Vergne Police are asking for your help in identifying a woman who is accused of identity theft and fraud.
A 45-year old West Castle Street woman was arrested for criminal simulation after allegedly trying to use an EBT number for another person.
In an effort to keep you vigilant on local fraud activity, a reminder to check your mail for bills in your name.
The assistant manager at the Dollar General on South Church Street reported a man tried to use twenty-six fake 20-dollar bills to pay for merchandise.
Over the phone scams continue to hit Murfreesboro costing some citizens thousands of dollars. Detective Jason Dowdle with the Rutherford County Sherriff's office explains some of the cases he has seen...
An 18-year-old Murfreesboro woman fell victim to an eBay related scam. Evidently, the woman found a 1969 Chevelle SS...
A fraud case was reported to Murfreesboro Police on Wednesday.
There are many reasons why you should get to know your jeweler and shop local for jewelry... One of the many reasons deals with fraud on the internet.
A Murfreesboro man called the police after being scammed out of $14,500.
Evidently, the victim called the police shortly after employees at Pinnacle Banking on College Street warned her that it sounded as if she was being conned out of her hard earned money.
The local JC Penny's on Old Fort Parkway is out six-hundred dollars. Murfreesboro Police Officer Timothy Adams reports he was called to the store Saturday around 11pm.
Another home for rent scam has popped up in Murfreesboro. This time, the targeted home was on Sewanee Place.
A Murfreesboro man who is selling his home told police that people have been moving into his house that is currently on the market.
A Murfreesboro woman who applied for a "100 Day Loan" online ended up being a victim of theft.
Multiple guns and ammunition have been purchased fraudulently in Murfreesboro over the past three months
A Pantera Drive man contacted Murfreesboro Police after receiving a phone call he was late on his credit card bill - to the tune of $9,659! But it wasn't his credit card.
A woman was arrested after she was caught at Mills Family Pharmacy allegedly trying to pass a forged prescription. The woman, who is from Memphis, was arrested by Murfreesboro Police Officer Jeff Carroll.
8 suspects were arrested and charged with Criminal Simulation and Identity Theft. The Investigation is ongoing and more charges may follow.
The man told the ethnic business owner that he owed the Electric Department $1,520.
Apparently, someone opened a Walmart Master Card account in the name of the 79 year old victim. The unknown culprit later rang up a bill for over $2,500 on the new account.
Someone is using an Indiana credit card in Murfreesboro to the tune of $1,000. The victim says that she has the only card in her possession.
With the tax filing season upon us, several Murfreesboro residents are finding their tax returns have already been filed - by someone else. And that someone else also has their refund.
A Murfreesboro woman faces theft and forgery charges following a joint effort by Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury.
Reports indicate the 22 year old Murfreesboro man cashed a check for $11,275 at Cash City and the company later found out through U.S. Bank that the check had been returned.
A Murfreesboro woman fell victim to fraud after trying to buy a car on Ebay Motors.
A Murfreesboro resident tried to file their taxes with the IRS only to learn that they had already been filed.
An arrest warrant for a Dickson, Tennessee man has been issued on charges of fraud.
A Regal Drive couple has contacted the Murfreesboro Police Department after paying for a new gazebo that was never built.
An investigation into a statewide nonprofit organization has resulted in the indictment of two people, who are accused of stealing more than $175,000 for their personal use.
Murfreesboro Police detectives are working a case involving a former employee of Justice on Medical Center Parkway, who allegedly made up returns and pocketed the money.
The Tennessee Comptroller's Fraud, Waste and Abuse Hotline is marking a record achievement in its effort to help uncover the misuse of government funds and property.
A 53-year old Murfreesboro man who met a woman through an online dating website called the police to report fraud.
A Murfreesboro man called the police on Monday to tell them that someone had tried to take over $2,000 from his PayPal account
The victim said that he sent the money out of fear and does not know who the alleged daughter could be? Evidently, the victim paid the man between $100 and $150 weekly.
A 77-year old man called the police after he received a phone call from an unknown man telling him he had just won $250,000.
A Claude Jones Boulevard man discovered over 21-thousand dollars worth of charges after being notified by Regions Bank. The 50-year old victim told Murfreesboro Police Officer Hector Montalvo he got a call from the bank last week about possible fraudulent charges.
A Murfreesboro man has been charged with theft over $1,000.
While criminal charges have not been filed, some legal action is moving forward. WGNS' Ron Jordan explains...
Counterfeit bills continue to circulate in Rutherford County. Most recently, the Sonic restaurant on Middle Tennessee Boulevard - One Arrest made..
The most recent report is one of around 40-filed in the City of Murfreesboro. Because the reports are still being turned in...
Some reports show that Nashville Motor Cars failed to pay off vehicles that were traded in. The quagmire has left some car owners with two and even three car payments after thinking they bought only one car.
At least five more fraud reports have been filed by Murfreesboro residents against Nashville Motor Cars. In all of the cases filed with Murfreesboro Police recently, a similar story of no titles being given to the victims.
For the second time in as little as three days, another Murfreesboro resident has learned the disappointing way, that they have not received their income tax return.
A 26-year old Kingwood Drive man is another victim of identity theft. The man says he was contacted by letter back in December by a Smyrna company, saying he owed 15-hundred dollars.
Two Family Dollar stores in Murfreesboro were the target of a couple trying to use coupons to get away with hundreds of dollars of merchandise.
The Rutherford County Sheriff's Department is asking for your help in identifying a man suspected of fraudulent check cashing.
A check written on the account of a Murfreesboro nonprofit foundation somehow ended up in Richmond, Virginia.
A local company has reported that they are the victim of a check fraud case that totals $1,120.
The Murfreesboro Police Department's Criminal Investigations Division is asking for the public's assistance to identify suspects wanted for questioning in the fraudulent use of stolen credit cards.
A Murfreesboro woman called police after her bank notified her of fraudulent charges on her credit card. She reported to Murfreesboro Police her bank notified her of over two-thousand dollars worth of charges at the Wal-Mart on Old Fort Parkway.
Some might agree that the cost of cable is a little high, but imagine owing Comcast over $2,000. That is what one local resident is facing today.
Murfreesboro Police are investigating the theft of checks from a South Church Street business, resulting in over 17-thousand dollars in bad checks being written.
A New York man has been charged with credit card fraud here in Murfreesboro. According to Murfreesboro Police reports, 22-year old Manuel Pelayes of Woodbourne, New York, was arrested.
A cashier's check for nearly $4,000 was a fake, according to a recent Murfreesboro Police Incident report.
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.
A woman from Houston, Texas made the trek to Murfreesboro to report a theft. As one might imagine, the theft was pretty large.
Detectives have an exact address of which trailer "Carolyn" likely lives in at a mobile home park in Tazewell, Virginia.
The victim claims the caller told her to visit a bank on West Clark Boulevard in Murfreesboro and to write several checks "for cash" and then send them via Western Union to Westmoreland, Jamaica.
A man living in Rutherford County who is from India fell for a scam that cost him over $5,000. The victim told police he received a call from a subject claiming to be a bondsman.
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