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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: 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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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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