The 13abc I-team was the first to tell you about cuts coming to the health insurance of Lucas county employees and Tuesday it became official. Nearly 700 Lucas County employee spouses will be losing the
The 13abc I-team was the first to tell you about cuts coming to the health insurance of Lucas county employees and Tuesday it became official. Nearly 700 Lucas County employee spouses will be losing the health insurance they now use.
The 13abc I-team is learning about major changes that could be on the way for Lucas County employees' health insurance. Under a new proposal, spouses of employees will not be offered primary coverage.
The 13abc I-team is learning about major changes that could be on the way for Lucas County employees, when it comes to health insurance. Under a new proposal, spouses of employees will not be offered primary coverage.
If you are thinking about selling a timeshare, be on the lookout for scam artists trying to convince you to sell through them. You could end up on the losing end of the deal.
Phony money orders are the newest way for scammers to take your hard-earned money, and it's getting harder and harder to spot. Fewer people are familiar with what a real money order should look like, and that's exactly what scammers are hoping for.
Stay at home moms are the new targets for scammers. The offer sounds great: very little work and lots of money. 13abc's Shaun Hegarty tells us how the scam works and how you can avoid it.
The 13abc I-team has learned of another possible dangerous situation inside the state prison in North Toledo. This one a potential hostage situation inside the Toledo Correctional Institution. This from
The 13abc I-team has learned of another possible dangerous situation inside the state prison in North Toledo. This one a potential hostage situation inside the Toledo Correctional Institution. This from a place that has seen four inmate murders in the last 14 months. The I-Team has also learned new information about an assault last week that sent a corrections officer to the hospital.
If you are looking to refinance your home or business, be careful who you do business with. There are plenty of reputable lenders and plenty of thieves looking for your business.
The 13abc I-team is looking into problems with the response to Sunday's tornado outbreak. A North Baltimore family called 911 that night, saying its home was damaged. But the fire department was not
The 13abc I-team is looking into problems with the response to Sunday's tornado outbreak. A North Baltimore family called 911 that night, saying its home was damaged. But the fire department was not sent out there for another two hours. Sheriff Mark Wasylyshyn admits when the family called 911, his dispatcher should have sent fire fighters.
How did hundreds of investors lose all their money, even after checking out what seemed like a legitimate business? I-Team Reporter Shaun Hegarty shows us how the scammers outsmarted the investors.
Be careful who you invest with. That's the message for people after some lost their life savings. Even people you consider family may not have your best interest at heart.
As millions of people try to stretch every dollar with coupons, scammers are now in on the game, and in the end -- it costs all of us.
More than 6 years since voters put a state wide smoking ban into effect, the 13abc I-team has discovered that enforcement of the ban is not very strong. Very few of the fines imposed for smoking violations
More than 6 years since voters put a state wide smoking ban into effect, the 13abc I-team has discovered that enforcement of the ban is not very strong. Very few of the fines imposed for smoking violations have been collected. Only 4% of Lucas County fines have been collected since 2007.
A service we all take for granted is now being used by scammers to steal your personal information. They're trying to act official, but there are some easy ways to spot the thieves.
It ranks as one of the biggest scams in US history: the promise to make millions of dollars after a discovery more than 100 years ago.
The statewide smoking ban has been on the books since 2006, and enforcement began in 2007.
The statewide smoking ban has been on the books since 2006, and enforcement began in 2007.
The 13abc I-Team uncovering how the city of Toledo's again infrastructure contributes to the growing number of sinkholes throughout the city.Of course the most glaring example of this happened in July.
The 13abc I-Team uncovering how the city of Toledo's again infrastructure contributes to the growing number of sinkholes throughout the city.
The sink hole we saw in Toledo in July, that swallowed a car, has the 13abc I-Team asking questions about sinkholes and what's being done to prevent them. The I-Team looked into sewer line and water
The sink hole we saw in Toledo in July, that swallowed a car, has the 13abc I-Team asking questions about sinkholes and what's being done to prevent them.
When someone is mad enough, they'll do various things to get their point across. Tonight, you're going to see a very strange way that was done. More than a dozen victims ended up with damaged credit and a lot of wasted time.
Beware of the deal that sounds too good to be true. If you're not careful, you might get locked into a deal that puts you in big financial trouble.
8 years in prison for taking a life. Does that sound fair? Some would say that's not nearly enough, but this is what happened in a recent deadly drunk driving accident.Juan Garcia killed Christmas Eve
With drunk driving arrests up, some victim advocates say making drivers use an ignition interlock after a first DUI could decrease accidents by 50%.
A small group of con artists zeroed in on medical groups or companies with less than 100 employees.
Millions of people across America must deal with a family death every year. It is among the most difficult challenges people face. So imagine for a moment that you want to visit a family member's grave
A Northwest Ohio family's long journey to find the final resting spot of their loved one is over, thanks t o the 13abc I-Team. Glennaire Rhees' death certificate said she was in Woodlawn Cemetery. A spelling error in her last name prevented the family from easily finding her. Rhees was eventually located.
It’s an example of what can go wrong when one person has too much power and gets greedy. Without even realizing it, a company or group can lose thousands, even millions of dollars.
Imagine making lots of money off your property by doing virtually nothing. People are getting that offer and taking it, but they're spending money on the deal and getting nothing in exchange.
In the Jewish religion, the Torah is a sacred document, but one rabbi played on the emotions of religious Jews to steal more than $1 million and shake their faith in those they believed they could trust.
Being targeted by scammers is bad enough, but when two scam artists gang up on the same person, it's even worse.U.S. Postal Inspector Steve Bolz explains how it works. "They're told they've one a prize,
A man being targeted by lottery scammers refused to believe it was a con. He even tried to send more money to the scammers.
Families looking for any way to get their loved one out of prison early found someone looking to help them, but that person happened to be a scammer.
Promises to lower your mortgage payments could end up costing you your home. It’s a scam that could leave you without a place to live.
One piece of mail promising a fortune: It sounds too good to be true, and, as one victim discovered, it was. Scams like this one are getting trickier to spot.
It’s a rare opportunity to get inside the head of a scammer, to get a better idea of what you need to watch out for to make sure you don't become the next victim.
Collecting sports memorabilia is big business these days, but what can you do to insure you don't end up falling victim to con artists selling fakes?
One fee and clients would be flocking to you. That was the promise of a work-at-home program that turned out to be a big scam.
One man's loss is another man's gain. Reading the fine print and being a little bit skeptical might make sure you’re not the one suffering the loss.
This is a story about a woman trying to work on her dream, restoring the place she grew up, and keeping it for future generations. It's a noble goal, but a couple of con artists were determined to make sure she failed
Scammers are always looking for new ways to find victims, and now they're using art.
When you think of a bank robbery, you typically think of an armed man, maybe wearing a mask. But a new breed of bank robbers doesn't wear anything like that. Some of them are people you see everyday.
It started with a stolen check worth almost $1 million, and it ended with an undercover sting operation.
These scammers were either very arrogant or very stupid. Either way, they’re headed to jail.
You might think your money in the bank is secure, but crooks are working hard to get their hands on it.
You would think the least likely person to lure you into a financial scam would be your minister, but think again. Several men of the cloth recently got involved in a scheme that cost investors millions of dollars.
It’s a scam that went on for 10 years, and some still have trouble believing they're not getting their money back.
Since the housing crisis started five years ago, more than 4 million families have lost their homes to foreclosure. But one person's tragedy can be another person’s profit. Buying foreclosures can be a big business, but, if you're not careful, foreclosure scammers can also put you in the poor house.
A warning tonight that gives new meaning to the phrase "all in the family." A father and his three sons are behind bars after swindling investors out of nearly $175 million in a Ponzi scheme.