This round of our I- Team Series -- "Scam Week" wraps up with an airline ticket phishing scam.and if the deal seems to good to be true... It probably is.
Scam week is back this week!. We've already taken an in- depth look at con-artists posing as the irs and ripping off peoples credit cards. Tonight our lead i-team reporter Andy Mehalshick tells us about e-mail sweepstakes scams where you are asked to send money to get money.
Scam week is back on eyewitness news. The special I- Team series focuses on tracking down scams and con- artists that have been showing up across northeastern and central Pennsylvania
A Federal subpoena was served on the Wilkes-Barre Parking Authority last week seeking information about contracts.
Federal Agents were at the apartment complex for nearly six hours on Tuesday.
Wilkes-Barre Police investigate first homicide of year in the city.
The I-Team on the trail tonight of people who are posing as IRS officials and calling area residents demanding money and threatening to send them to jail...we first told you about the phone scam last week.
Leo Glodzik says he has done nothing wrong and has not been contacted by the FBI. Glodzik is owner of LAG towing and is allegedly a key figure in Federal probe of Wilkes-Barre Employees Federal Credit Union.
Hazleton officials say they are preparing an arrest warrant for the owner of a dilapidated property.. The property was the scene of a fire in April of 2013 and a huge pile of debris remains
A warning today about a telephone scam involving people posing as IRS officials.
There is new information in the federal probe into the Wilkes-Barre Federal Credit Union. The I-Team first told you about the investigation two weeks ago- when the F-B-I subpoenaed records from the credit union.
Investigators say Keri McArdle of Palmerton admitted to withholding those pain medications from at least five patients and then using them for herself..the alleged crimes took place at the Weatherwood Nursing Home
Steven Stahl was arrested in February, accused of having sex with a student back in 2004 when he was a teacher.
Residents say they are not surprised by the FBI raid at the Wilkes-Barre Employees Federal Credit Union.
The Director of the FBI Scranton Office says a tip from a citizen led the FBI to the Wilkes-Barre Employees Federal Credit Union.
Search warrants have been filed seeking DNA and fingerprint evidence from a man who was in a Wilkes-Barre nightclub the same night Michael Onley was shot and killed.
Residents of Ashley Park say someone has been stealing fuel from their vehicles and home heating oil from their storage tanks.
Area law enforcement officials say people can check out possible scammer in s matter of minutes on their home computer.
Area Law enforcement is warning residents about a mail lottery scam. People are sent a bogus check that will start the process to be awarded $50,000.
Welcome news tonight for tens of thousands of area residents who take part in a federally subsidized flood insurance program. Your rates will not skyrocket.. the U.S house passed an insurance reform bill that will keep premiums in check
A warning about a internet scam that's showing up across the area. It involves a supposed sweepstakes connected to Google.
A Luzerne County neighborhood devastated by the 2011 flood has not changed much in more than two and a half years--but big changes are on the way.
I-Team learns new information in the Ghost Rider Case
Court officials confirm an internal audit raised questions about financial discrepancies and a connection to the probation officer.
A specially formed Sherman Hills Task Force held its first ever public hearing Thursday in its efforts to make the crime plagued complex a safe place to live.
FBI agents were looking for records from the Forty Fort Code Enforcement Office last week and there may be a connection to an FBI raid at a construction company in Lackawanna County several weeks ago.
Police are investigating the death of a baby. The probe centers on a 10 week old baby boy who died in Nanticoke.
Lead I-Team Reporter Andy Mehalshick tells us about the "hostage in danger scam". A con artist calls your home and says a loved one is in danger and you can help them by sending money..
FBI agents paid a visit to the Forty Fort Borough Building Wednesday seeking records dealing with construction projects.
Another special report from I-Team involving scams that are sweeping the nation and are targeting would be victims in Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania. The I-Team's Andy Mehalshick looks at a scam that involves..the phone..the computer and senior citizens.
It's scam week on eyewitness news... Every night we take a look at common scams sweeping the nation and what you can do to protect yourself and your family.. Tonight the dangers of buying on sites like Craigslist
The I-Team has learned that five more L-C-T-A Employees received subpoenas this week to testify before the grand jury in Harrisburg.
How to protect yourself from scam artists
The Dallas School District wants to suspend a 15-year old male sophomore high school student for allegedly hacking into the district's computer server nearly causing the system to crash.
A Girardville police officer opened fire on a man that was out of control--so say investigators.
The investigation into alleged ghost riders on LCTA buses could lead to a cut in County funding and possibly the elimination of the LCTA as it now exists.
Reporters who lived the Kids For Cash scandal in Luzerne County had the opportunity to see the movie at its first local screening. The scandal rocked the legal system in Luzerne County and beyond and stunned the nation.
A proposed indoor shooting range in Luzerne County is caught in a legal tug of war involving zoning approval. Hazle Township approved the shooting range but West Hazleton Officials say it is their decision to make and not the Township's.
The developer says it is safe- Neighbors are very concerned
Some 33,000 Pennsylvanians are impacted by the rate hike increase
The I-Team Has confirmed that the State Investigation into alleged ghost riders on LCTA buses is not over yet. A Statewide Investigating Grand Jury is expected to hear more testimony from people connected to the LCTA.
Homicide charges have been filed against 27 year old Jordan Stevens in the murder of 18 year old Christopher Narainasami of Wilkes-Barre.
Police are questioning two men. The I-Team's Andy Mehalshick is on the scene.
A Federal Law calling for increases in Flood Insurance Premiums and fees could impact thousands of area residents and force many out of their homes.
Customers of Verizon cellular services are being warned tonight about a text messaging scam.
Nanticoke Police and Nanticoke School District Officials say they are investigating a fight inside the high school involving a parent and several students.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane put out a call for action to citizens to get involved in the fight against crime. Kane came to the Eyewitness News studios to speak with the I-Team's Andy Mehalshick
The I-Team has confirmed that 5 bus drivers testified before the grand jury sitting in Harrisburg on Wednesday.
This reporter asked the entire LCTA Board about the Statewide Grand Jury investigation during its public meeting on Tuesday.
The D.E.P. Thursday released the findings of it's year long investigation into dust concerns in the Lattimer and Pardeesville area. Residents suspected the dust was coming form a nearby quarry operation.