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The scammers are back and this time they have a much more sophisticated method of stealing your money. It’s called the “one ring scam” and it’s designed to rack up major charges to your bill.
A Glendale couple lost $4000 in a sophisticated scam with a new twist aimed at loving grandparents. You've likely heard about the Grandparent Scam, but most seniors aren't thinking about getting ripped off, so many still don't know about it. The scheme is run by clever, informed actors who know exactly how to get seniors to do what they want.
The Pinal County Sheriff's Office is warning residents about a scam that is back.  Residents are again receiving phone calls asking for donations, from individuals claiming to be a part of the Sheriff's Posse.
Nowadays it seems anything can be easily hacked, from your computer, phone and even your car. Hackers always find new ways to get to at your personal data especially through your phone.
Don't fall victim to the latest scam circulating around the country. If you receive a call from someone asking, "Can you hear me?" police are warning you to hang up immediately.
The 2017 tax has started with the Internal Revenue Service starting to accept 2016. As more workers want their W-2s, there's an old scam that has returned.
When a highway closes or you’re just looking for possible routes, it’s natural to consult a navigation app or GPS unit. But drivers need to apply common sense to a computer’s suggestions, starting with not taking buses and other vehicles that aren’t up to the task down unpaved roads.
Snow in Arizona’s high country is a magnet for desert dwellers looking to ski, sled, make snowmen and have snowball fights.
As the Valley’s largest electric provider SRP is encouraging customers to stay safe this holiday season as they bring decorative lights, surge protectors and extension cords out of storage to celebrate the holidays.
‘Tis the season... to get scammed on Facebook. Two scams called the “Secret Sister Gift Exchange” and the “Secret Wine Bottle Exchange” are spreading across Facebook like wildfire, and unfortunately, users are falling for it.
Attorney General Mark Brnovich issued a consumer alert reminding Arizona shoppers to watch out for puppy scams during the holiday season. Every year the Attorney General's Office receives consumer complaints from Arizonans who purchased sick puppies or fell victim to internet puppy scams.
Travel Arizona’s highways this week and you’ll see this message on overhead signs:
As the temperatures drop, people are beginning to turn on their heaters, cooking on the stove more often, and using space heaters. With the increased hazards for house fires, it is the perfect time of year to ensure you have smoke alarms, and they are working properly.
Each year numerous injuries and fires occur as a result of unsafe cooking practices.  Frying a turkey can be very dangerous and should be done under very controlled conditions.   
If you’re involved in a freeway fender bender, the misconception that it’s best to stay put can leave you in danger, create hazardous slowing and lane changes for all drivers, and increase risks for emergency responders.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture gave its five tips for a food safe Thanksgiving. Among them is a recommendation people may find surprising: leave the raw turkey unwashed.

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