Victims warn about mechanic who scammed thousands from them

Victims warn about mechanic who scammed thousands from them

Several victims have been scammed out of money by a Marion Oaks man who claims to be a mobile master mechanic. Joseph Rosario, 34, who goes by the name Joey, has scammed thousands of dollars from his victims. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office has told victims that it is a civil matter and that there […]

Panhandler arrested, nothing more than a con artist

Panhandler arrested, nothing more than a con artist

Ocala, Florida — A panhandler was arrested after police say he was scamming money from passing motorists. Ocala police say that Jesse McAuliffe, 26, was standing at Southwest 32 Avenue and State Road 200, with a sign that read “struggling.” According to reports, police witnessed McAuliffe taking money from people as they were driving by. […]

AT&T Mobility, LLC, has been ripping off customers

AT&T Mobility, LLC, has been ripping off customers

The Federal Trade Commission filed a federal court complaint against AT&T Mobility, LLC, charging that the company has misled millions of its smartphone customers by charging them for “unlimited” data plans while reducing their data speeds, in some cases by nearly 90 percent. The FTC’s complaint alleges that the company failed to adequately disclose to […]

Phone Scam Alert For Ocala

Phone Scam Alert For Ocala

  Ocala, Florida — A new scam warning for Ocala residents that begins with a phone call. The pitch: “You have just won a new Mercedes and $3.5 million in cash.” The caller will be very convincing and say something like, “In order to collect your money and your car you must first pay the […]

Ocala couple arrested for Navy Seal Foundation scam

Ocala couple arrested for Navy Seal Foundation scam

  Ocala, Florida — Two people were arrested after they claimed they were part of an organization called the Navy Seal Foundation. Ocala Police Officer Diesso, was dispatched to Big Lots located on East SR 40 in reference to solicitors suspected of illegally accepting nonprofit military contributions. When Officer Diesso arrived on the scene he […]