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U.S. Attorney’s Office warns of scams related to federal stimulus payments

With federal stimulus funds soon to be dispersed, the U.S. Attorney’s Office is warning taxpayers to be alert for possible scams. Officials noted that for most Americans, the funds that include $1,200 for individuals, $2,400 for a married couple, and $500 for each child, will be...

Better Business Bureau warns of coronavirus-relate scams

The Better Business Bureau is warning residents to be on alert for potential online scams concerning the purchase of surgical masks in the wake of the COVID–19 pandemic. Better Business Bureau (BBB) Scam Tracker has received more than two dozen reports from consumers about...

Better Business Bureau warns of online scams in wake of COVID–19 pandemic

The Better Business Bureau is warning residents to be on alert for potential online scams concerning the purchase of surgical masks in the wake of the COVID–19 pandemic. Better Business Bureau (BBB) Scam Tracker has received more than two dozen reports from consumers about...

Better Business Bureau warns of scammers targeting businesses

The Better Business Bureau serving Central and Eastern Kentucky is warning of a phone scam targeting local businesses. According to BBB officials, the caller claims to be a representative of Kentucky Utilities, telling the business owner that the power would be shut off...

Laurel deputies warn of ‘police’ phone scam

The Laurel County Sheriff’s Department is asking residents to be mindful of a new phone scam involving individuals who claim to be with the police department. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said the scammers are telling residents that money is...