Three Tennessee Physicians Sentenced for Illegal Prescription Conspiracy and Fraudulent Practices

May 10, 2024 at 02:15 pm by Chandelar Williams

Frankfort, Ky - Three Tennessee physicians were handed significant prison sentences by U.S. District Judge Gregory F. Van Tatenhove for their involvement in a conspiracy to un.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Issue Warning about Scam Targeting Elderly Residents

May 02, 2024 at 11:07 am by Chandelar Williams

Murfreesboro, TN - The Murfreesboro Police Department has issued a warning to the public regarding a sophisticated scam targeting elderly residents, resulting in significant f.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Investigate Fraudulent Withdrawals Linked to Fake ID Ring

Apr 25, 2024 at 12:47 pm by Chandelar Williams

Murfreesboro, TN - Detectives from the Murfreesboro Police Department are actively investigating a potential crime ring involving the fraudulent use of fake IDs to withdraw th.... Read More

TDCI’s Securities Division Urges Tennesseans To Focus on Fighting Fraud, Identity Theft

Mar 14, 2024 at 11:45 am by WGNS News

Scammers, identity thieves, and fraudsters cheated Tennesseans out of a reported $133.6 million of their hard-earned money in 2023, landing Tennessee as the state.... Read More

TDCI’s Securities Division Urges: Protect Your Investments from “Pig Butchering” Scams

Feb 08, 2024 at 11:38 am by WGNS News

The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (“TDCI”) Division of Securities is warning Tennessee consumers about the prevalence of so-called "Pig.... Read More

Identity Theft Awareness Week (Jan. 29 – Feb. 2, 2024)

Jan 29, 2024 at 06:21 am by WGNS News

The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (“TDCI”) Securities Division and the Tennessee Attorney General are highlighting Identity Theft A.... Read More

UPDATE - Another Scam Alert in Rutherford County: Fake Deputy Targets Residents

Jan 24, 2024 at 09:22 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - In the most recent report from the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office, authorities have issued a warning about more scam attempts targeting residents i.... Read More

Phone Scam Alert: Area Residents are AGAIN Warned of Persistent Fraudulent Calls

Jan 16, 2024 at 07:41 am by WGNS News

A troubling trend of phone scams continue to plague Rutherford, Williamson and now Coffee Counties, with the most recent reports of fraudulent calls targeting unsuspecting res.... Read More

Detective Seeks Public Assistance in Identifying Suspected Credit Card Thieves in Rutherford County

Jan 03, 2024 at 06:37 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - In a bid to solve a case involving stolen credit cards, detectives from The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office have released surveillance camera phot.... Read More

Husband, Wife and Friend Allegedly Defrauded an Auto Auction in Murfreesboro of Over $2-Million

Oct 30, 2023 at 11:17 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENNESSEE – The Dealers Auto Auction Group in Murfreesboro appears to have been the targeted victim of a money laundering scheme, according to the U.... Read More

Area Nurse Accused of Improperly Prescribing Medications

Oct 18, 2023 at 11:13 am by WGNS News

LEBANON, TN – Just 15-minutes north of Rutherford County, special agents assigned to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Medicaid Fraud Control Division.... Read More

Beware of Scam with Callers Posing as Sheriff’s Deputies

Sep 05, 2023 at 10:35 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - A Rutherford County resident received a voice mail on her cellphone with a 615-area code number from someone posing as Sheriff’s Sgt. Robert Ho.... Read More

$15,000 Fraud Case Tied to 6-Area Lowe's Stores

Jul 19, 2023 at 03:35 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN – Imagine the surprise when the victim realized that someone had fraudulently spent $15,000 on their Lowe's business account. Now, Murfreesboro Detectiv.... Read More

MPD Investigating THEFT Case with Ties to Hendersonville and Bell Meade

Jul 18, 2023 at 09:58 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - Murfreesboro Police are investigating a theft case that involves two persons of interest. The theft, according to police, involves criminal simulation, and.... Read More

Fraud: High Dose of Prescription Pain Pills Filled in Murfreesboro with Forged Prescription from Sumner County, TN

Jul 17, 2023 at 10:03 pm by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, TN - In this computer age of technology and medicine, most prescriptions are filled electronically. The problem is that "Most" and not all prescriptions.... Read More

Owner of Opioid Treatment Programs Settles Allegations of PPP Fraud & Controlled Substance Act

Jun 08, 2023 at 11:49 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - WGNS has an update on a suspect who was tied to a fraud case and recovery clinics in Murfreesboro, Nashville and Gallatin, Tennessee. The case reported.... Read More

UPDATE: Attempted Bank Fraud Case Remains Open and Investigation is Ongoing

May 04, 2023 at 06:32 am by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN – On Wednesday, Murfreesboro Police Public Information Officer Larry Flowers confirmed that an arrest has yet to be made in a recent attempted.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Investigating Identity Theft Case

Apr 28, 2023 at 08:27 pm by WGNS News

    Murfreesboro, TN - A man from Florida contacted the Murfreesboro Police Department after an unknown subject allegedly went to a Murfreesboro bank and attempted.... Read More

Do You Recognize Him? Contact MPD

Apr 07, 2023 at 12:27 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Police are asking for the public's help in identifying this person of interest in a fraud case. On February 23, 2023, a victim filed a report with the Mu.... Read More

Town of Smyrna Warns - Do Not Scan the QR Code

Mar 23, 2023 at 08:38 pm by WGNS News

Smyrna, TN – Officials in the Town of Smyrna has been made aware of SCAM QR codes being placed around Smyrna indicating "Scan to win a trip to Miami.” Authorities.... Read More