Scam Calls Targeting Rutherford County Phone Numbers - Social Security Number Suspended

Feb 10, 2022 at 03:21 pm by WGNS

Phone scams continue with one of the more recent calls being received by a Rutherford County woman. The potential victim, who recorded the conversation on her cellphone, said.... Read More

Secretary of State Warns of Scams that Target Businesses

Feb 03, 2022 at 08:46 am by WGNS

Secretary of State Tre Hargett is warning Tennessee business owners about a scam that has recently resurfaced targeting businesses with a deceptive mailer from.... Read More

Detectives Warn of Ongoing Internet Scam Involving Nude Photos of area Males

Jan 14, 2022 at 02:43 pm by WGNS

In Nashville, Metro Fraud and Sex Crimes detectives are warning Middle Tennesseans about an Internet scam where persons create fake social media accounts posing as young wom.... Read More

Scam Phone Calls Target Rutherford County Residents and Claim to be a Sheriff's Sargent Threatening an Arrest

Dec 06, 2021 at 10:25 am by WGNS

A scam is hitting several local residents throughout Rutherford County, which is why the Sheriff’s Office is making sure everyone knows about the phone call they may rec.... Read More

During Charity Fraud Awareness Week Secretary Hargett Reminds Tennesseans of Ways to Avoid Scams When Giving

Oct 19, 2021 at 06:15 am by WGNS

October 18 to 22 is Charity Fraud Awareness Week, and Secretary of State Tre Hargett is reminding Tennesseans of resources available from his office to help avoid scams. &ldq.... Read More

BEWARE: Scammer Posing as Rutherford County Sheriff's Detective

Oct 06, 2021 at 11:18 am by WGNS

A man posing as a Rutherford County Sheriff’s detective scammed a woman of $750 after telling her a warrant was issued against her for missing federal jury duty, a deput.... Read More

TBI Warns of Phone Scheme Involving Tennessee Human Trafficking Hotline Phone Number

Jun 15, 2021 at 09:29 pm by WGNS

There is another new scam that is taking place in Tennessee. This time, con-artist have stooped so low that they are using the sad, yet very real topic of human trafficking to.... Read More

New Scam Targeting Senior Citizens in Middle Tennessee

Jun 14, 2021 at 11:53 am by WGNS

A new scam is churning in Middle Tennessee, most recently targeting senior citizens in Hendersonville.Two Miami men were charged after they allegedly scammed two senior citize.... Read More

Secretary of State Warns Tennessee Businesses About New “Certificate of Existence” Filing Scam

May 24, 2021 at 07:30 am by WGNS

Secretary of State Tre Hargett is issuing a warning statement to business owners across Tennessee, advising them of a scam that has recently resurfaced targeting businesses wi.... Read More

Car buying Scams in Rutherford County

Feb 24, 2021 at 09:34 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office reports that residents should beware of a recent scam that promises a new car.Scammers are trying to get your money by asking you to dep.... Read More

Government Impostor Scams Prey on Fear during Pandemic, BBB Study Finds

Jul 30, 2020 at 10:00 am by WGNS

One of the most common scams in the U.S. and Canada today involves callers pretending to be government officials. Some claim to be tax officials and representatives from the S.... Read More