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Consumer Alert: 'Stay at home jobs' could be a big scam

Updated: 07/05/2013 - Consumer Alert: The flexibility of working from home is very appealing for many Americans trying to make ends meet, but proceed with caution. Most of these jobs found online are nothing more than a scam.

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Consumer Alert: Beware of fraudulent money orders

Updated: 06/28/2013 - In this consumer alert, WKYT is warning you about a scam that is robbing tens of thousands of people nationwide. It's one that can easily be spotted and avoided.

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WKYT Investigates: Life after the lab

Updated: 06/28/2013 - After two back to back meth lab busts in Lexington in just one week, we had questions. Specifically, what happens to the property after it's been contaminated by those dangerous chemicals? We went looking for the answer, from state officials to the property owners to the people who lived there, to find out what their life was like.

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Consumer Alert: Serial pedophile brought to justice

Updated: 06/21/2013 - A serial pedophile is finally brought to justice. It not only required the courage of his victims, but a combination of law enforcement agencies that sorted through volumes of digital evidence.

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Consumer Alert: Beware of work at home scams

Updated: 06/14/2013 - The flexibility of a work at home job is very appealing for mothers juggling different schedules, but in this day and age, it is very important for consumers to be cautious. You could be on the losing end of empty promises.

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Consumer Alert: Woman scams fellow community members

Updated: 06/07/2013 - Some people call her the Bernie Madoff of the Filipino community in the U.S. for running a million dollar Ponzi scheme targeting her fellow countrymen. Razel Cando targeted Filipino investors in a scam she pitched as helping fellow Filipinos.

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Consumer Alert: Beware of scammers targeting bank accounts

Updated: 05/27/2013 - Robert Saks is behind bars for orchestrating an international bank fraud scheme that stole $34 million dollars. At the heart of the scam, a lead list that included bank customer names and account information.

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WKYT Investigates: State of welfare in Kentucky

Updated: 05/21/2013 - The lines are a dozen cars deep outside some Kentucky banks in the middle of the night. Police in a handful of cities say when those crowds gather on the first of the month, crime rates go up.

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Consumer Alert: Scammers target people trying to get rid of debt

Updated: 05/20/2013 - Millions of Americans are still struggling with growing debt after the economic downtown. If you're looking for help, be leery of debt settlement groups. Some consumers how have done business with end up further in the red.

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Consumer Alert: Beware of timeshare sales scams

Updated: 05/17/2013 - If you're thinking about selling a timeshare, be on the lookout for scam artists trying to convince your to sell your place through them. If you do business with them, you'll lose in the end.

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