Ever had someone posing as the police say they have a warrant for your arrest unless you pay a fine? It’s one of the top five scams of 2013 listed by The Council of Better Business Bureaus. MarketWatch’s Jim Jelter reports.

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2 Responses to “5 Biggest Scams of the Year”

  1. constantnormal says:

    “Ever had someone posing as the police say they have a warrant for your arrest unless you pay a fine?”

    In Alabama, as well as several other states, this can be the Real Deal … but it’s still a scam, even if a state-sanctioned scam … assuming that a scam can be legal …

    http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/without-funds-pay-fines-minor-incidents-can-mean-jail-time/

    http://www.economist.com/blogs/democracyinamerica/2014/01/private-probation