Attorney General Curtis Hill says the scams use pop-up alerts resembling security alerts used by legitimate computer and technology companies.
Reported scams more than doubled from over 2,300 in 2013 to over 5,200 in 2014.
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Attorney General Greg Zoeller is proposing legislation that would crack down on home improvement and debt collection scammers.
The AARP and state officials are working to help empower senior citizens to identify financial predators.
The suit alleges the companies preyed on homeowners who didn't know they could get the same paperwork for much less from a county recorder.
Lawson says finally paying out the first check should help raise public awareness about the existence and usefulness of the fund.
The Secretary of State’s office is warning people about organizations that try to raise money for their businesses online.
WTIU's Shameka Neely talks to Johmny Lindsey about a automated telephone scam that trys to get account information from customers.