scam

Patrick Gentry
December 06, 2018 - 3:29 pm
A South Carolina woman has lost $160,000 in a Twitter scam involving someone posing as a country music star. The victim's sister told Rock Hill police on Tuesday that she thought she had been sending cashier's checks and gift cards to Dierks Bentley for around two years. Capt. Mark Bollinger tells...
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Seth Stokes
May 22, 2018 - 4:02 pm
The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is issuing an advisory today regarding a scam call going around with the caller impersonating a police officer. “This advisory is an addendum to our normal monthly scam updates that we issue to our citizens and the public in general,” says Oconee County Sheriff’s...
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Seth Stokes
April 26, 2018 - 9:26 am
The Internal Revenue Service today warned of a new twist on an old phone scam as criminals use telephone numbers that mimic IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers (TACs) to trick taxpayers into paying non-existent tax bills.
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Seth Stokes
August 29, 2017 - 8:13 pm
Calvert Drummond, a 34-year-old Greenville man, pleaded guilty in federal court to scamming his clients for more than $700,000. He admitted to telling his clients that if they paid hundreds of thousands of dollars, he would get them bank guarantees worth millions in return for various projects that...
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