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Oregon transportation company falls victim to insurance scam (Getty Images)
Oregon transportation company falls victim to insurance scam (Getty Images)
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Oregon Companies Hit With Big Business Insurance Scam

Oregon officials are working with federal agencies to investigate after an Oregon company found the business insurance they purchased, and had made payments on for four years, didn't exist.

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#1 phone scam is...? (Getty Images)
#1 phone scam is...? (Getty Images)
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Will YOU Fall Victim to These Top 5 Phone Scams?

They're not just happening somewhere else, these scams are being reported in our area on a regular basis. Which is the biggest phone scam, and will you fall for it?

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Phone scammer with heavy accent calling Tri-City residents (Getty Images)
Phone scammer with heavy accent calling Tri-City residents (Getty Images)
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Kennewick Woman Gets the Best of Phone Scammer!

Thursda, we got a social media message from one of our listeners, who informed us of a potential scam that could have happened to other people in the Tri-Cities and surrounding area.

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Card skimmers used to steal thousands in Tri-Cities (Warren Little)
Card skimmers used to steal thousands in Tri-Cities (Warren Little)
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Gas Pump Card Readers Used to Scam Tri-Citians Out of Thousands

Two Portland, OR men are in the Benton County jail after being arrested by Richland Police. The two men had made thousands of dollars in fraudulent purchases, after stealing credit and debit card numbers from local and regional gas pumps.

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New email scam hitting Tri-Cities (Getty Images)
New email scam hitting Tri-Cities (Getty Images)
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New Email Scam Hits Tri-Cities, Demands Payment for ‘Delinquent Account’

Kennewick police say a new email scam making it's way across the nation has arrived here. It involves emails that are doctored to look like they come from an 'official' company. The email comes from "Accounts Payable" and demands money.

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Tax-related phone scams hitting Mid-Columbia (Getty Images)
Tax-related phone scams hitting Mid-Columbia (Getty Images)
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Watch Out for Tax-Related Phone Scams Hitting Kennewick, Mid-Columbia

It's become almost an annual event, phone-related tax scams from people claiming to be from the IRS.

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Kennewick woman nearly scammed out of $10K (Getty Images)
Kennewick woman nearly scammed out of $10K (Getty Images)
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Kennewick Woman Nearly Scammed Out of $10K

A Kennewick woman narrowly avoided becoming a scam victim when Kennewick police were able to 'intercept' a potential transfer of money from her bank.

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Seattle Seahawks / American Express Blue Friday: McDonald's & Walter Jones
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Cruel Costly Prank Played on Kennewick McDonalds

This has got to be the cruelest prank I've heard of in a long time. Basically someone called the McDonalds on Steptoe in Kennewick and claimed to be with the fire department...

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
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Experts Say Don’t Accept Random Facebook Friend Request’s Here’s Why

I don't know about you, but I get dozens of Facebook friend requests each week. I assume it is because I'm on the radio however according to an Information Systems Professor, that is NOT the case.

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Couple arrested in foreclosed home rental scam (Getty Images)
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Kennewick Couple Arrested in Foreclosed Home Rental Scam

Kennewick police continue to investigate a man and woman arrested for running an elaborate house rental scam involving foreclosed or vacant properties.

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