More and more scams are targeting the elderly in Athens – Red and Black | CarTailz

After being targeted by a money laundering scheme via a private chat on Facebook, 71-year-old Edith Lomax was afraid to go online and go public alone. The scam began about two years ago when a man claiming to be from California struck up a conversation with Lomax, who was grieving the recent loss of her … Read more

Massachusetts woman says she was robbed by fraud in Target parking lot – WCVB Boston | CarTailz

A Massachusetts woman says two men conned her in a Target parking lot to steal her wallet. Eileen Savoia said she was approached by two men as she attempted to drive away from the Framingham site on Thursday. They knocked on the window. A gentleman (on the driver’s side) told me there was something wrong … Read more

Consumers take out loans for Lemons as dodgy used car sales soar in Queensland – ABC News | CarTailz

A North Queensland mother who took out a $10,000 loan to buy a used family car says she feels powerless after having to pay off debt for a malfunctioning vehicle. Core items: Consumer advocates are seeing an increase in complaints about used car sales Global supply problems for new cars are driving the used car … Read more

Former accountant at Ohio domestic violence shelter jailed for stealing more than $50,000 – WLWT Cincinnati | CarTailz

The former accountant of My Sister’s House, a now-closed domestic violence shelter, was sentenced in US District Court on Wednesday to 12 months in prison for crimes related to stealing funds from the shelter. Jaime Cardinal, 46, of the Washington Court House, was arrested in July 2020. Officials say Cardinal spent tens of thousands of … Read more

Is Best Temporary & Monthly Car Insurance a Scam? – The Philadelphia caller | CarTailz

PHILADELPHIA – If you are looking for the cheapest Temporary or Monthly Car Insurance, You are in the right place. This type of insurance is flexible, affordable and easy to apply for. But is it a scam? Let’s take a look. Read on to find out what to look out for and how to choose … Read more

Davenport man pleads guilty to insurance fraud | Crime and Courts | wcfcourier.com – WCF Courier | CarTailz

A Davenport man pleaded guilty to insurance fraud last week after making false claims about a car accident in which he was involved. Jared Simmons, 42, pleaded guilty to one count of presenting false information, a Class D felony. Iowa Insurance Division investigators said Simmons made false claims to an insurer in order to receive … Read more

Waterloo couple charged with insurance fraud | Crime and Courts | wcfcourier.com – WCF Courier | CarTailz

WATERLOO – A Waterloo couple have been charged after they allegedly reinstated their car insurance following an accident. Last week, investigators from the Iowa Insurance Fraud Bureau charged Janette Kay Rompot, 39, with conspiracy and Dale Lee Rawlins, 43, with insurance fraud. Both were released pending trial. Dale Lee Rawlins, left, and Janette Kay Rompot … Read more

Ex-director gets $187,000 DOE contract despite ‘patterns of dishonesty’ – New York Post | CarTailz

A city manager convicted of auto insurance fraud kept her job at the Department of Education — and even got a whopping pay rise — despite what school investigators called a “pattern of dishonesty.” The DOE gave Oneatha Swinton, the former acting principal at Staten Island’s Port Richmond High School, a sweet deal to keep … Read more