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BBB warns of New Year s resolution scams

Better Business Bureau warns of New Year's Resolution scams

The Mid-Missouri Better Business Bureau Thursday is warning residents to be aware of scams related to New Year's resolutions.

New phone scam offers government money with no strings attached

A new phone scam circulating in mid-Missouri involved a caller saying people are eligible for money from the government.

Boone Co. Sheriff's Department warns residents of scammer claiming to be a deputy

Multiple residents contacted the Boone County Sheriff's Department Saturday about someone claiming to be a deputy and trying to get their personal information.

ZK Guns closes, landlord sues owner for not paying rent

A Columbia gun shop owner accused of ripping off his customers is now facing more legal trouble. 

Better Business Bureau warns Royals fans of World Series ticket scams

The World Series is starting in Kansas City Tuesday with the Royals going for their second straight title.

Cole Co. Sheriff's Department warns of recent phone scam

Cole Co. Sheriff's Department warns of recent phone scam

The Cole County Sheriff's Department has recently gotten multiple reports of a phone scam.

Possible scam targeting Verizon customers

The Missouri Attorney General's office is warning consumers to be aware of fraudulent text messages and emails they may be receiving from their phone company.

IRS warns of phone scam

ABC 17 News has been in contact with the Internal Revenue Service after multiple calls from viewers saying they received calls from someone claiming to be from the organization. 

Man accused of stealing identity of Jefferson City Country Club members, employees

A man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly stealing the identity of eight Jefferson City Country Club members and employees.

Columbia Police warning about warrant scam

The Columbia Police Department is warning Mid-Missourians about a new scam making the rounds.

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