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

Don't Fall for Ongoing Phone Scams Targeting Rutherford County Residents, with the Caller Claiming to Work for the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Nov 16, 2022 at 12:01 pm by WGNS News

UPDATED - (RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) The problem of scammers calling residents falsely posing as Rutherford County Sheriff's Office employees continues. As in past scams we ha.... 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

The Local Better Business Bureau Updates WGNS on Scams

Oct 12, 2022 at 03:55 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – Scams continue to impact local residents. James Price from the Rutherford County Better Business Bureau office said to use caution when unsolicit.... Read More

James Price of the Better Business Bureau talks to WGNS about Donations and How to Spot Scamsters

Oct 05, 2022 at 11:05 am by Producer

This morning on Rutherford Issues, WGNS' Scott Walker was joined by James Price with the Better Business Bureau. Today, Price talked about charity giving after natural disaste.... 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

Buyer Beware: Local resident scammed in UT Football ticket purchase

Sep 16, 2022 at 10:41 am by WGNS News

Buying tickets online can be risky if you’re not purchasing the tickets from a well-known source… this was the lesson learned for one Murfreesboro resident. The v.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Warns of More Phone Scams Using Deputies Names

Sep 12, 2022 at 10:51 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) Criminals are falsely using Sheriff’s deputies’ names to terrify victims and convince the victims to send them money. A 35-year-old Ruther.... Read More

Secretary of State’s Office Warns of Resurfaced Scam Targeting Business Owners

Aug 23, 2022 at 09:30 am by WGNS

Secretary of State Tre Hargett is warning Tennessee business owners to be aware of a scam that has resurfaced and is once again targeting businesses with a deceptive mailer fr.... 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

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

Better Business Bureau Reminds Listeners of SCAMS - Find the right contractor (With Audio)

Jul 05, 2022 at 06:15 am by WGNS

There have been lots of scams over the years involving roof replacement or sealing driveways, as noted by the local Better Business Bureau. In fact, a large number of resident.... 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

BBB Warns Of Scam Schemes Dealing With Mass Shootings

May 28, 2022 at 10:11 am by WGNS

(MIDDLE TN)  The the recent mass shooting tragedies in both Texas and New York, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) warns of scams that are already being tried in this axrea.... 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

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