ALBANY, N.Y. (WIVB) - Last month, Call 4 Action sounded the alarm aboutdishonest telemarketers trying to sell medical alert buttons. Now the problem is growing.
State officials are warning seniors about suspicious phone calls offering free medical alert devices. The callers ask for money and personal information.
The Department of State's Division of Consumer Protection has received dozens of consumer complaints. Officials warn that legitimate medical alert companies do not ask for personal information over the phone.
They suggest hanging up the phone if you receive an unsolicited call from a stranger asking for credit card numbers or bank information.
The Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office says a tractor trailer crashed on Route 39, in the Town of Eagle.
One letter was about the violent altercation between Jim Ying and another employee, and in the other letter Ying described why the restaurant is closing.
A Good Samaritan died Wednesday while trying to assist the driver of a tractor trailer who got stuck in the snow.
Lake Effect Snow Warnings today with the chance for an additional foot for some areas.
The long-arm of the law caught up to two men who allegedly stole a gun and other hunting items out of a cabin in Genesee Falls this past April.
Troopers say 24-year-old David Woods and 20-year-old Tierra Willis, both of Buffalo, used a stolen credit card to buy more than $600 worth of goods at the Wal-Mart on Sheridan Drive in Amherst on November 24.