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New Bedford Scam Claims Raising Money For Charity

New Bedford Police say a woman is scamming residents out of money by pretending to raise money for a charity.

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Two Women Face Sentencing in Conn. Pyramid Scheme

Two Connecticut women face sentencing for running a pyramid scheme that authorities say involved millions of dollars and more than 1,000 other women.

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Dartmouth Phone and Mail Scam Alert

Dartmouth Police are investigating a phone and mail scam that has re-surfaced in town. It mainly targets the elderly who receive a phone call or a letter, saying they've won a large amount of money but in order to collect their winnings, they must forward money of their own, usually between 50 to 250 dollars, to the caller via money order or prepaid paypal cards.

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One Fund

One Fund Scammer Fights Extradition

The New York woman accused of scamming the marathon bombing victim's fund is digging in her heels.

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One Fund
One Fund

NY Woman Accused of Posing as Marathon Victim

Massachusetts authorities say a New York woman fraudulently collected nearly half a million dollars from the fund for Boston Marathon bombing victims.

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One Fund
One Fund

Did One Fund Scammer Have Help?

It's despicable that Branden Mattier attempted to defraud One Fund of nearly 2.2 million dollars! In my book, he's a dirtbag who falsely claimed his aunt, dead for 10 years, had been injured during the Marathon bombings.

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Raffle Scam Hits Dartmouth

Dartmouth Police are warning residents of an apparent lottery scam.

Det. Kyle Costa says a number of reports and complaints have been filed of residents receiving letters from the "International Raffle Commission"

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Marathon Fundraiser Scams Began Just Hours After Bombing

The Massachusetts State Police have issued an apology for re-tweeting an apparently fake Twitter account allegedly raising money for Boston Marathon victims. 

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Westport Police
Westport Police

Providence Man Attempts To Throw Fake Concert, Dupes People Into Buying Tickets

40 people showed up to White's of Westport on Saturday night for a concert that wasn't going to happen.

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Scammers Preying Upon NStar Customers

NStar is warning customers of a growing phone scam.

Representatives of the utility company say potential thieves have been calling customers, posing as NStar workers and telling the customer their electricity will be shut off if they don't make a payment within one to four hours

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