You might have seen the Mikel Knight tour bus and vans at the Orchards Shopping Center today, or you might see it driving around town today -- or even a year from now. He claims to be a country rap king (whatever that is). Either way, stay away from this guy like the plague. According to reports, he has been arrested on several charges in the past, including harassment, theft and assault.
Memorial Day is coming this Monday and, while it is a time to honor those who serve and remember those who have died in war, it has also become another guise for scam artists to take from people who are serving or have served their nation -- especially elderly veterans.
Not too many things strike fear into your soul like making sure you do your taxes correctly. The last thing you want is an audit letter from the IRS. But your eagerness to be as accurate as possible and stay out of trouble with the IRS, you could be more susceptible to scams.
That's why the IRS has released what they call the 'Dirty Dozen' list to warn you about probable scams.