scam http://peoriapublicradio.org en Madigan sues two companies for student loan scams http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/madigan-sues-two-companies-student-loan-scams <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is suing two companies Monday for allegedly scamming people with student loan debt.&nbsp;</span></p><div> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 20:38:04 +0000 Neel Thakkar 26440 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Madigan sues two companies for student loan scams Peoria police warn of bank scam text message http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-police-warn-bank-scam-text-message <p></p><div>The Peoria Police Department is warning of a fake text message scam involving Southside bank. &nbsp;They say residents may have received a fake text concerning the ‘deactivation’ of their bank accounts. &nbsp;The bank is automatically shutting down card numbers that appear to be compromised. &nbsp;But no financial losses have been reported so far.&nbsp;</div><p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 22:26:14 +0000 Alex Rusciano 14817 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria police warn of bank scam text message Peoria County Sheriff's Office warning of new scam http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-county-sheriffs-office-warning-new-scam <div>The Peoria County Sheriff&rsquo;s office is warning residents of a new scam. The department says people are receiving calls that they have an active warrant. The caller then gives victims instructions on how to pay the warrants. The Sheriff&rsquo;s Office says it never makes calls about warrants and they must be taken care of in-person. Residents receiving these calls are encouraged to call the County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office.&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 16:38:08 +0000 Denise Molina 12870 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria County Sheriff's Office warning of new scam