Nigerians accused of duping victims through multimillion dollar romance, lottery, construction scams extradited to US to stand trial
Three Nigerian citizens who are accused of using numerous ways to defraud victims, including through romance and lottery scams, have been extradited from the United Kingdom to the United States to stand trial for their alleged crimes.
Several men illegally residing in Houston target elderly in nationwide fraud schemes, officials say
A 24-year-old Indian citizen residing in Houston is the latest suspect taken into custody on charges related to a large nationwide conspiracy to commit mail fraud, the U.S. Attorney’s Office has announced.
KPRC 2 Investigates: Don’t be fooled by imposter scams
Forty-seven percent of Americans experienced financial identity theft last year. Losses from identity theft cases cost more than $700 billion in 2021. The highest percentage of consumers who were victimized were between 35 and 44 years old. Imposter scams are one of the leading scams used to steal money. They often start with a simple call, email or message impersonating a person or company you know to trick you into giving them your money. The more you know about these imposters, the safer you and your money will be.