The McPherson Police Department is warning people not to fall for phone scams where individuals call claiming to be family members in need of money. The warning comes after a resident lost $12,000 to scammers.
A case from November 1991 remains on the minds of Wichita investigators, who say organized gangs turned the streets into a war zone, and solving this one crime could help close the books on several others.
Almost 30 years ago, a young man is shot dead in his Wichita home. Left behind? Few clues and many questions. Factfinder 12 investigator Alex Flippin sat down with the family of Christopher Spivey who tell him that all they really want are the answers.
More people are traveling this summer now that Covid restrictions have relaxed, but those travels will be a little pricier this year. We took a look at some free apps that may help save a little money on your travel...but found out that they’re not all exactly “free.”
The COVID-19 pandemic saw a rise in reports of scammers pretending to be from government agencies. While reports slowed since peaking in early 2021, victims lost more than twice as much money, according to new research by Better Business Bureau® (BBB®). BBB warns people to use caution if they are contacted by a government agency demanding money or offering a government grant for a fee.
Factfinder 12 is revisiting a Wichita cold case as the one year mark since Abram Galvan was shot dead after attending a wedding. Wichita police say the Factfinder 12 investigation that aired in August of 2021 sparked dozens of tips, now they’re looking for the tip that solves the case.
Shortages in the supply of baby formula are leading new moms to find other ways of finding the much-needed item - and risking themselves to potential online scams. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it is taking proactive measures to increase supply to help ease the shortage.
The Wichita Police Department (WPD) is warning citizens of a phone scam where callers are threatening people that they are being investigated by the National Exploited and Missing Children’s Unit regarding sex trafficking or other sex crimes.
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.