WKYT | Lexington, Kentucky | News

More Headlines

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

Consumer Alert: Beware of foreign lottery scams

Updated: 05/13/2013 - Beware of letters announcing you've won a contest, especially if you have to pay something to collect the winnings. One woman fell victim multiple times.

Read More

Consumer Alert: Big business means big money and big scams

Updated: 04/10/2013 - If a major sporting event is heading to a city near you, like the Derby in Louisville next month, beware of businesses promising big money for no risk and no work. You have to check out a company very closely to know if it's trustworthy.

Read More

Consumer Alert: A new twist on an old scam

Updated: 04/08/2013 - There's a new twist on an old scam. It begins with a promise you'll win a prize if you pay money upfront, but ends as a recruiting tool for future con artists.

Read More

WKYT

2851 Winchester Rd. Lexington, Ky 40509 859-299-0411 - switchboard 859-299-2727 - newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability