Residents of Maryland are being threatened with lawsuits and arrest via email and phone.
There have been reports of a scam involving text messages regarding banking accounts.
A scam has slowly made its way around the country and is hitting new areas now targeting college students.
The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has issued a scam alert for a scam involving gift cards.
Criminals Host Fake Government Services Web Sites to Acquire Personally Identifiable Information and to Collect Fraudulent Fees.