Katrina Cravy, FOX6 News

Katrina Cravy

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Milwaukee, WI, United States

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Past articles by Katrina:

Don’t bust your budget: 3 free money tracking apps

MILWAUKEE — Everyone has bills to pay and sometimes it can be tough to keep track of them all, but there easy ways to help manage your money with your smartphone. There are several apps that can help monitor spending and help you avoid any financial surprises. First, you can check out Level Money. → Read More

Back to school savings: 6 tips for saving money on school supplies

MILWAUKEE — Summer is in full swing and while you may be thinking about pools and beaches — retailers are thinking about pencils and binders. Believe it or not, stores are already in back to school… → Read More

“Be careful who you deal with:” Protecting your business from fake money order scams

MILWAUKEE — It’s a scam costing people and businesses millions each year. In a Contact 6 report, Katrina Cravy explains how one savvy employee kept his store from becoming a statistic. … → Read More

“They’re all left with an empty wallet:” Reshipping scam disguised as work-from-home job

LOS ANGELES — It seemed like the perfect job: work from home, no heavy lifting required, and the salary wasn't bad. Turns out, it was a scam. The online job posting was from a company called Enter... → Read More

“I wasn’t going to fall for it!” Slinger woman warns others about e-mail scam

SLINGER — It's an e-mail subject line that could make anyone worry: "URGENT! Your bank account has been suspended!" But one smart FOX6 viewer was able to read between the lines and saw the red fla... → Read More

Bank employee, accomplice accused of stealing tens of thousands of dollars from customers

MILWAUKEE -- It was an easy con job involving a bank employee and an accomplice. In the end, they stole tens of thousands of dollars. "She used her position as a supervisor to fraudulently access c... → Read More

Don’t get strong-armed: What to look for in a gym contract

WAUWATOSA — It's the new year -- and you're ready to get in shape. Before you sign up at a new gym, you should make sure you know what you're signing up for. It's a New Year's resolution on the top... → Read More

Looks can be deceiving: Fake government forms being sent to businesses

DENVER — They arrive in the mail looking like official government documents. But looks are deceiving in this case. A pile of forms arrived in Scott Harris' mailbox. They claimed to be from the Colo... → Read More

Protect yourself: Scams to be on the lookout for in 2016

MILWAUKEE — Holiday season is in full swing and soon we'll be ringing in the new year. You may or may not have a resolution ready, but scammers have stealing from you on the top of their resolution... → Read More

Keep your info safe: Tips to protect yourself when shopping online

MILWAUKEE — It's getting easier and easier to get all your holiday shopping done without leaving home -- just go online. However, online shopping comes with some risks. The internet makes things e... → Read More

"You believe these people:" But the so-called grant writers were actually con-men

MILWAUKEE -- A woman and her husband were duped out of half of their retirement savings. It sounded like a legitimate business deal -- but it was a carefully crafted scheme. "I can`t even tell peop... → Read More

Porch Poachers: Are your holiday deliveries safe?!

MILWAUKEE — Next time you buy something online, ask yourself this question: Who will make sure the package is secure if it arrives and no one is home? Home surveillance footage captured what can ha... → Read More

Criminals, buying Christmas gifts with YOUR money! How to protect yourself during the holidays

DETROIT — It's time to get all those gifts on your holiday lists, but if you aren't careful, you may be buying gifts for people that aren't on it. Criminals are doing everything they can steal your... → Read More

"It raises medical costs for everyone:" How Medicare fraud impacts your medical bills

RALEIGH, North Carolina — It is one of the most common types of health care fraud. You get one procedure done, but the doctor, clinic or company bills for a more expensive one. It's driving up the ... → Read More

Getting a bad wrap: Is paying for gift wrapping online worth the price?

MILWAUKEE -- The National Retail Federation says 183 million people will shop online this Cyber Monday, so Contact 6 put the "gift wrapping" options from several online stores to the test. Contact ... → Read More

Holiday shopping online? Is paying extra for gift wrapping worth it?

MILWAUKEE -- Holiday shopping online? Many sites offer to gift wrap for you. Are your family and friends getting what you're paying for? Contact 6 puts online retailers to the test, to make sure yo... → Read More

We Energies: Dozens of business customers targeted by scammers this weekend

MILWAUKEE -- We Energies officials say they received dozens of calls this past weekend from business customers reporting they had received scam calls. We're told between 60 and 75 business customer... → Read More

“It’s sort of a scare tactic:” Postal inspectors warn of mailing used to lure people into paying fees

MILWAUKEE -- Some call it a form of trickery, but there's nothing illegal about it. It is important to remember what you paid in the past for certain things, to save you money in the future. "It`s ... → Read More

“Everything is gone:” Renters lose belongings in storage unit fire; that’s not all that has them heated

MILWAUKEE -- A fire at a storage facility on Milwaukee's northwest side was only the beginning of the problems for three renters who lost their belongings in that fire. 911 calls paint a picture of... → Read More

"I just wanted nicer pictures:" Ads promising editing software for fraction of the cost can be a rip off!

MILWAUKEE -- When you're browsing the internet, you've probably noticed those online ads on the side. They promise great deals, but watch out! Those ads can not only rip you off, but destroy your c... → Read More