fraud

Police searching for Madison Craigslist scammer

Tennessee man conned out of jewelry in Craigslist transaction

Madison police received a complaint on Dec. 5, from a resident in Greenbrier, Tennessee, of a Craigslist scam involving an individual in the Madison area, according to a report.

Woman accused of billing Medicaid for $28K in services not performed

Lake Geneva woman bills Medicaid program for 873 hours of private nursing services

A Lake Geneva woman has been charged with three counts of medical assistance fraud for allegedly submitting timesheets to the Medicaid program for time nursing services she didn't perform, according to a release.

Man sentenced to 7 years in federal fraud scheme

44-year-old misused business money for gambling, faced maximum 195 years on multiple counts

A Madison-area businessman was sentenced in federal court Wednesday afternoon in connection with a bank fraud case.

2 lose money in IRS, sheriff's office scams

Victims load Green Dot cards, lose money to scam callers

Two people reported being scammed out of money last week by callers claiming to be from state or local organizations after officials warned of the scams.

Puppy lover scammed out of $2,000

Woman finds dog deal is scam

A Madison woman hoping to buy a Pomeranian puppy was scammed out of $2,000, according to a release from Madison police.

Police warn of callers trying to scam businesses

Scammers say business is behind on utility payments, might have electricity cut off

Madison police are warning businesses of scammers calling and trying to convince employees that they are behind on utility payments and in danger of having their electricity disconnected, according to a release.

Grocery store scammed out of $15,000

Caller claimed to be from corporate office

A Madison grocery store was duped into giving scammers more than $15,000, according to a release from Madison police.

Swiss sublease inquiry comes with fake check

Woman's bank identifies check as fake

Someone claiming to be a student in Switzerland sends a fake check to a Madison woman who was looking to sublet her apartment this summer, according to a release from Madison police.

Woman loses $4,500 in scam over Facebook

Victim told she won $1 million from Publishers Clearing House

A Madison woman lost $4,500 when she was contacted on Facebook by a scam artist who convinced her she had won $1 million.

Alleged identity thieves lead police on pursuit

Police: Man tries to fraudulently buy merchandise, flees in U-Haul

Two Chicago residents were arrested Friday afternoon after leading police on a vehicle pursuit when they tried to stop them for complaints of fraudulent activity, according to a release.

UWPD look for person of interest in theft at hockey game

Woman noticed charges on credit cards after wallet went missing, officials say

University of Wisconsin-Madison police are asking for the public's help in finding a person of interest in a theft and fraud case, according to a release.

Revenue to quiz tax filers to fight fraud

State Revenue Department to quiz tax filers to fight fraud

Some state tax filers seeking a refund may be asked to complete a four-question quiz to confirm their identity and fight fraud.

Revenue to quiz tax filers to fight fraud

State Revenue Department to quiz tax filers to fight fraud

Some state tax filers seeking a refund may be asked to complete a four-question quiz to confirm their identity and fight fraud.

Revenue to quiz tax filers to fight fraud

State Revenue Department to quiz tax filers to fight fraud

Some state tax filers seeking a refund may be asked to complete a four-question quiz to confirm their identity and fight fraud.