Some scam artists are using phony grant offers to get money or personal information from consumers. The Better Business Bureau of Louisville, southern Indiana and Western Kentucky says they’ve received several complaints about fake offers for free federal grants. Some consumers have been offered “free” grants for education purposes, but were later asked to wire a $7,000 fee.
The Ellis Park race track in Western Kentucky ushered in a new era Friday. The 90-year-old Henderson track rolled out instant racing to the public, becoming only the second track in the state to offer the games.
A preliminary report shows Kentucky homeowners are benefiting from a settlement reached with the nation’s top five mortgage servicers. The five banks in the settlement are Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Citi, and Ally/GMAC.