Thursday, August 28 2014 9:46 AM EDT2014-08-28 13:46:19 GMT
Federal law requires soldier's uniforms to be made in America, but one Veteran is wondering why he just bought some Army merchandise that was anything but American made.More >>
Federal law requires soldier's uniforms to be made in America, not some far off place like Bangladesh, Vietnam, or China. But one Veteran is wondering why he just bought some Army merchandise that was anything but American made.More >>
Thursday, July 31 2014 7:16 AM EDT2014-07-31 11:16:21 GMT
Jeff and Sherry Sims say they handed over nearly $10,000 to a contractor after a tornado damaged their home, but the work was never done.More >>
Jeff and Sherry Sims say they handed over nearly $10,000 to a contractor after a tornado damaged their home, but the work was never done. That's when the contacted our Call 11 for Action Office and got results.More >>
Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-07-30 03:18:17 GMT
More than ever, your children are the target of scam artists. We are constantly on the lookout for identity theft. More >>
More than ever, your children are the target of scam artists. We are constantly on the lookout for identity theft, but your kids are 35 times more likely to fall victim to identity theft than an adult.More >>
Sunday, August 31 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:28:29 GMT
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online.More >>
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online. Friends and family of a Pascagoula kindergarten student have created a Facebook page and GoFundMe.com account claiming the girl was attacked on the playground this week by another student.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:52:33 GMT
The Mississippi Highway Patrol has issued an Amber Alert for 17-year-old Katelyn Beard. She was abducted Saturday morning from between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. from 4244 Lynda Street in Jackson. BeardMore >>
Her Nissan Altima was discovered behind a vacant building. We are told that officers are searching the area now.
Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:53:02 GMT
A cross was burned in the yard of a Smith County man after what his family is referring to as a vicious hate crime occurred. Family members say that Craig Wilson was beaten with brass knuckles and shotMore >>
A burning cross, a Smith county man beaten and shot by a family member, and in critical condition. We are told this is much more than a family feud, and outraged family members are calling it a "hate crime."
we enter the holiday season, foreign scam artists are getting geared up for a
big season of their own. Their newest approach, according to authorities, is to
FBI is warning about a growing number of scams that threaten victims with
fines, a utility disconnect or even arrest.
Werner booted up her computer earlier this year to find a strange web page had
walked in and saw a screen up on the computer, and it had the FBI logo, and
thought someone in the house had done something wrong or on accident," Werner
FBI alert stated that Werner had visited an illegal website. To unlock the
computer, it said she had to pay a $200 fine. But it wasn't from the FBI.
was something called Ransomware.
is a bogus virus people have gotten on their computer just by visiting a
certain website," said Todd Lindgren, and FBI spokesman. "This virus will
attach to their computer and they'll get this screen saying they've done
FBI says more and more scammers are turning to threats, which are much more
likely to get your attention than a fake sweepstakes or inheritance scam.
Several threat scams are now circulating; another uses the IRS logo and email
address, and claims there has been a problem with your tax return. A third uses
your local utility's name and claims your gas and electric will be turned off
if you don't pay immediately by credit card or wire transfer.
never pay money to a third party, because it is probably a scam and we don't
want people to become victims of that," said Lindgren.
with the agency involved or simply Google the threat, which is how Werner
learned she was not under investigation by the FBI.
to never wire or transfer money to anyone you don't know personally so you don't
waste your money.