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March 26, 2019 - 5:17 am
College admissions scandal suspects appear in court; Fox News' Jacqui Heinrich reports. Watch the latest video at
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Steve & Ted
March 13, 2019 - 9:04 am
Actors, coaches, and wealthy individuals implicated in a massive college entrance and performance scam.
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February 08, 2019 - 5:50 am
The Sedgwick County Sheriff's office is warning residents about a scam. They say there have been recent reports of person claiming to be with the Sheriff's Office calling people and telling them they have violated the Offender Registration Act. They may make threats about fines and arrests and will...
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October 05, 2018 - 11:30 am
The Ronald McDonald House warns residents of a scam going on in the northeast part of Wichita. RMH officials say a man has been approaching people on Rock Road, Webb Road, and the surrounding area, in particular in the parking lots of Dillions, Sam's Club, Whole Foods, restaurants or gas stations,...
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September 14, 2018 - 3:43 am
A 23-year-old Romanian man in the United States illegally pleaded guilty to placing skimming devices on Kansas City-area ATMs. The Kansas City Star reports the devices are used to illegally obtain PINS and debit card numbers from people who use the machines. They then transfer the numbers into gift...
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Dreamstime
February 16, 2018 - 11:17 am
Westar Energy is alerting customers that imposters claiming to work for the company are threatening to disconnect service and asking for prepaid cards as payment. Several customers have contacted Westar Energy’s Customer Relations Center after receiving suspicious phone calls. Some imposters...
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KNSS
October 26, 2017 - 5:32 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) – The Sedgwick County Sheriff and the District Attorney are asking the public for information after an out-of-state business operated in Wichita recently without a transient merchant license as required by Kansas law. Anyone solicited to enroll in and given a presentation for a...
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Dreamstime
June 05, 2017 - 8:08 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (KNSS) - An Olathe man pleaded guilty Monday to stealing more than $8 million from a Turkish investor, U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said. Nagy Shehata, 57, Olathe, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud. In his plea, he admitted the crime occurred while he...
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Dreamstime
Ted Woodward
May 26, 2017 - 2:09 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - A 60-year-old woman living near 26th & Amidon in the northwest part of Wichita was the victim of a foreign scam. She met someone in a Christian chat-room on-line, and over a period of time, the suspect asked her for money for an airline ticket to come visit her. She has...
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Dreamstime
May 03, 2017 - 8:49 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man and woman have admitted using online ads for sexual services to find victims for armed robberies. Nicole Covey, 24, of Sugar Creek, pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in Kansas to conspiracy to commit robbery and five counts of aiding and abetting...
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