Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said fans celebrating the Kansas City Chiefs’ second consecutive Super Bowl appearance need to take time to make sure they don’t fall for scams involving the sale of counterfeit Chiefs Super Bowl merchandise or tickets.
Since mid-November, the Kansas Department of Labor reported that it’s stopped about 2,335 fraudulent unemployment claims each day. The fraud largely includes someone filing a claim in the name of someone else who didn’t actually file.
U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister on Friday issued a reminder for Kansans to be vigilant against scam artists using the COVID-19 pandemic to exploit consumers and organizations and to cheat disaster relief programs.
Denise Groene with the Better Business Bureau joined Eyewitness News Tuesday, Sept. 15 to warn about a scam ramping up during the COVID-19 pandemic. The scam concerns notices that you’ve missed a package delivery.
The Kansas Department of Labor issues a warning that scammers are creating fake pages or profiles on Facebook, disguising themselves as KDOL employees and commenting on KDOL posts, claiming to be able to assist with unemployment insurance (UI) claims.
While many look forward to a financial boost with economic stimulus payments going out, starting next week, advisors warn of a significant increase in scammers trying to steal your money during the COVID-19 pandemic.