UPDATE: More Phone Scams in Middle Tennessee

Jan 25, 2023 at 09:10 pm by WGNS News

(Coffee County, TN) In nearby Coffee County, the Sheriff’s Department is warning against a phone scam. There, the Sheriff’s Department has received calls re.... Read More

SCAM: Fake Lottery Hits Middle Tennessee

Jan 12, 2023 at 05:08 pm by WGNS News

Another SCAM has hit the Middle Tennessee area and authorities are warning residents not to fall for it. The scam revolves around a $750-thousand grand prize that is in real.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Warn that MPD T-Shirt's and Hoodie's being Sold through Facebook are Part of a Scam

Nov 21, 2022 at 10:11 am by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO)  The Murfreesboro Police Department warns residents not to fall victim to a recent scam on Facebook. That recent scam comes in the form of Murfreesboro Pol.... Read More

SCAM UPDATE: Another Scam from Person Claiming to be With or Helping the Sheriff's Office

Nov 03, 2022 at 12:14 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office reports a Murfreesboro woman received a phone call Wednesday asking for a donation to help Sheriff’s.... Read More

Beware of Ongoing Scams in Rutherford County and in Middle Tennessee

Oct 25, 2022 at 09:54 am by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn.) The scam involving a caller telling area residents they missed a court date continues in Rutherford and Bedford Counties. In recent incidents that.... Read More

Local Resident Reports her Bank Account and Savings Account were Drained

Sep 22, 2022 at 01:33 pm by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, TN – Imagine logging onto your bank account, only to realize that someone stole all of your hard earned dollars. That is exactly what happened to a.... Read More

Scammers Staying Busy: TN Secretary of State Warns of New Scam Targeting Tennesseans

Sep 21, 2022 at 12:03 pm by WGNS News

(TENNESSEE) Secretary of State Tre Hargett is warning Tennesseans about an official-looking mailer from TN UCC Statement Service that incorrectly implies that businesses or in.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office warns of MORE Scams Using the Names of Real Deputies

Sep 20, 2022 at 05:00 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY,  TN - Another reminder to be watching out for scam-artist... On Tuesday,  the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office said to beware of scams whe.... Read More

Man claiming to be a Rutherford Co. Sheriff's Sgt. calling Starbucks - Telling employees they owe a $1,500 fine

Sep 16, 2022 at 11:17 am by WGNS News

A man claiming to be a sergeant with the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office called a local Starbucks in Murfreesboro, claiming one of the workers owed $1,500 in fines. The unk.... Read More

Woman Sought in Ongoing Phone Scam Believed to be Identified

Aug 12, 2022 at 03:38 pm by WGNS

In this particular case, a male caller, who reportedly claimed to be with the Sheriff’s Office, told a man that there was an outstanding warrant for his wife and that he.... Read More

SCAM: Unknown Caller Claims to Represent Fire & Rescue and Asks for Donations for Those Who Lost Their Home to Fire

Aug 11, 2022 at 05:45 pm by WGNS

One of the latest scams that has hit the area involves a phony phone call from an unknown caller claiming to be with the fire department. The subject has evidently told severa.... Read More

Beware of scammers posing as deputies

Aug 02, 2022 at 07:15 am by WGNS

  Residents called the Sheriff’s Office to report someone who gave the name Officer Shannon Bradley from Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office left a mess.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police warn residents of home rental scam

Jul 18, 2022 at 04:28 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.  – Murfreesboro Police Department Criminal Investigations Division fraud detectives are warning residents not to fall victim to crafty home re.... Read More

Middle Tennesseans being warned of a scam

Jul 07, 2022 at 08:23 pm by WGNS

Middle Tennesseans are being warned about an ongoing scam where at least three victims (two men/one woman) were each falsely told that they had warrants for their arrest and.... Read More

Extortion scams targeting residents of Murfreesboro

Jul 01, 2022 at 02:28 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department Criminal Investigations Division (CID) fraud detectives are warning residents about a phone scam from callers c.... Read More

Scams Continue in Rutherford County

May 31, 2022 at 06:15 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) – Be leery of scammers and please don’t fall for this scam… Rutherford County residents are once again receiving calls from someone.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office warns of door-to-door SCAM in area neighborhoods

Mar 30, 2022 at 06:27 pm by WGNS

A citizen called the Sheriff’s office after being approached by two juveniles last week asking for donations to the Tennessee Youth Club, Inc.Deputies contacted a man.... Read More

Theft of Check Card numbers lead to Rutherford County resident falling victim to a "Coinbase" Money Transfer

Mar 22, 2022 at 10:00 am by WGNS

A local resident in the Barfield Community recently fell victim to a scam involving a “Coinbase” money transfer that totaled close to $1,300. The money was taken f.... Read More

Rutherford County woman threatened to be jailed over jury duty in SCAM phone call

Mar 10, 2022 at 01:42 pm by WGNS

WGNS has another update to a scam troubling local residents. In this case, the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office advises potential victims to “Beware of a jury duty s.... Read More

BEWARE: Scammer Threatens to Visit Your Home in "Fake Fines" and Family Member in Jail Hoax

Feb 28, 2022 at 11:11 am by WGNS

WGNS has more scams to report. This time, we head to nearby Bedford County, where the Sheriff’s Department is alerting the public of a scam in the area that involves a c.... Read More