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

$12,000 Theft / Fraud Spending Spree Case in Murfreesboro

Jan 05, 2023 at 11:31 am by WGNS News

  (MURFREESBORO, TN) Local authorities are investigating a theft and fraud case right now that dates back several months. Evidently, the case focuses on a couple that di.... Read More

Credit Card Theft / Fraud Case Hits Murfreesboro Victim to the Tune of $3,125

Nov 21, 2022 at 06:08 pm by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TENN.) Murfreesboro Detectives are trying to identify a woman who is believed to be tied to the theft of credit cards. The victim in the case is a Mur.... Read More

Smyrna Police Investigating Fraudulent Activity Case

Oct 31, 2022 at 09:32 pm by WGNS News

(SMYRNA, TN) The Smyrna Police Department is seeking the communities help in identifying several subjects captured on camera inside a local store. Authorities say the subjects.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Trying to Identify Woman in Video After Car Break-in and Fraud (See Video)

Oct 06, 2022 at 04:17 pm by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TN) The Murfreesboro Police Department reports that detectives are searching for a person of interest in a fraudulent use of a credit card case that also involv.... 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

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

Another Property Rental Scam in Rutherford County

Sep 20, 2022 at 07:50 am by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TN) In this day and age, it’s always important to make sure you know who you are doing business with. This is especially true if you're planning to r.... Read More

BOLO for Subject in Murfreesboro Theft / Fraud Case that adds up to $12,000

Sep 19, 2022 at 09:14 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - Detectives in Murfreesboro are asking for assistance in identifying a person of interest in a theft/fraud case. According to the MPD, on September 5th a m.... 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

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

Fairview man reports his check card information was stolen in Bellevue and wrongfully used in Murfreesboro

Sep 16, 2022 at 10:18 am by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TN) A Fairview, TN man who last used his check card at an ice cream shop in Bellevue, Tennessee, was surprised to see that unknown persons utilized that same de.... Read More

Scam Artist Attempts to use Debit Card Belonging to Texas Woman to Withdraw Cash at a Murfreesboro Bank

Sep 15, 2022 at 03:04 pm by WGNS News

A woman who lives in El Paso, Texas called the Murfreesboro Police Department after she was notified by Chase Bank about fraudulent activity on her account that reportedly too.... Read More

Credit Card/ Debit Card Fraud Case Under Investigation in Murfreesboro

Aug 24, 2022 at 12:34 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Fraudulent use of credit and debit cards continues to be a problem across the state and throughout the country, costing credit card companies, banks, mercha.... 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 Trying to Identify 'Person of Interest' in Fraud Case

Jul 22, 2022 at 05:41 pm by WGNS

  (MURFREESBORO, TN) Murfreesboro Police are trying to confirm the identity of a subject who could be tied to a July 10th fraud case. Detectives say the victim of the fr.... Read More

Fraudulent purchases through a local victim's Walmart app

Jul 19, 2022 at 11:30 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn - Make sure you check your bank or credit card statement often, or else you may fall victim to theft and fraud. A 23-year-old Murfreesboro woman fell victi.... Read More

53-Year-old Murfreesboro man hit by thieves who steal his identity

Jul 05, 2022 at 05:30 pm by WGNS

A man in Murfreesboro recently phoned police to detail a fraudulent transaction that took place, after falling victim to identity theft. The 53-year-old victim discovered his.... Read More