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Eastern Ky. attorney refuses to testify at disability fraud hearing

Updated: 10/07/2013 - Pleading his fifth amendment rights, a Kentucky attorney accused of scheming with a retired Social Security judge to improperly award disability benefits to hundreds of applicants refused to testify before Congressional lawmakers Monday night.

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Reality Check: Women behind bars increases in Ky.

Updated: 09/30/2013 - The prison population is on the decline. For the last three years, since 2010, the number of inmates nation-wide has dropped. Kentucky isn't seeing that same decline.

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Green donation bins raising questions around town

Updated: 09/30/2013 - You've probably seen them in parking lots and near gas stations. They're green donation bins encouraging you to drop off clothes and shoes, and donate to their non-profit organization. Many questions have been raised regarding their funding. Where are the clothes really going?

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Consumer Alert: Credit card debt settlement scam

Updated: 08/23/2013 - Business has been booming for debt settlement companies., but they're not all created equal. You need to be very careful who you choose to help you pay off your debts.

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WKYT Investigates: Couple wants to warn others of lottery scam

Updated: 08/19/2013 - They thought they had won it big! A Kentucky couple got a check in the mail for more than $3,000. They were told they got it for shopping at Walmart, but Walmart and a slew of other retailers, are saying it's a scam.

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Consumer Alert: Woman steals thousands from church

Updated: 08/02/2013 - An elaborate scheme to steal tens of thousands of dollars. Some of the money was intended for the hungry and homeless. The victims were caught and now their victims are angry.

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Consumer Alert: Watch for scams disguised as charity

Updated: 07/29/2013 - Next time you think about doing business with a company you don't know much about, keep this story in mind. Dozens of people ended up losing money in a scam disguised as a community charity.

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Consumer Alert: New twist on foreign lottery scams

Updated: 07/24/2013 - A new twist on an old scam that continues to lure people in. Con-artists have come up with one more way to deceive potential victims of foreign lottery scams.

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Consumer Alert: Foreign lottery scam costing victims thousands

Updated: 07/12/2013 - Consumer Alert: Here's some advice that could save you a fortune. Next time someone asks you to pay money to collect your winnings in a contest, call authorities. It's a clear sign you're dealing with con-artists.

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Consumer Alert: Nurse suspect in child porn case

Posted: 07/10/2013 - Child pornography cases are among the most disturbing that postal inspectors investigate. Modern technology is making it much easier for criminals to distribute child porn and more difficult for victims to recover.

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