Rachel DePompa

Rachel DePompa

Investigative reporter

Rachel DePompa is NBC12's On Your Side Investigator. Rachel grew up in Waldorf, Md., and graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in broadcast journalism.Before joining WWBT in March of 2008 Rachel worked in Roanoke, Bristol and Harrisonburg.

Awards:

  • 5 Edward R Murrow Awards for Investigative Reporting
  • 2016 Most Outstanding Effort by an Individual Reporter from the Virginia Associated Press Broadcasters
  • 3-time Emmy winner, 5 time Emmy nominee
  • 5 first place honors from the Virginia Association of Broadcasters

Education:

  • University of Maryland, Journalism

Recent Articles by Rachel

If you are looking at getting a credit card, experts say to focus on your credit limit.

  The Mystery Box: Employees say job receiving and shipping packages didn’t deliver

Virginia election officials say your vote is safe from hackers

Virginia’s Sales Tax Holiday starts today and runs through midnight Sunday

  Coronavirus-related consumer complaints pouring into the federal government

  Wrong video conference help line routes to scammers

  Watching Your Wallet: Scammers found infiltrating legitimate job posting sites

  Small business owners find obstacles trying to get stimulus loans

  Robocalls advertising fake coronavirus-related products and bogus deals

  Feds, states crack down on price gouging and hoarding of coronavirus supplies

  Federal government warns about products with coronavirus claims

  Watching Your Wallet: Travel insurance likely won’t cover coronavirus-related cancellations

  Watching Your Wallet: With coronavirus causing market volatility, financial experts help you watch your nest egg

  Sanitized: Online listings for hand sanitizer, disinfectant advertise inflated prices

  Congress takes up insurance rate discrimination

  Rate Discrimination: Some insurance companies give better rates for customers with certain jobs, education

  Watching Your Wallet: How to become a 401(k) millionaire

A step-by-step guide on what to do if you’ve been scammed

  Watching Your Wallet: Make smart money moves before 2020

  Watching Your Wallet: Don’t break your gift budget this holiday season

  Hidden Damage: Wrecked, flooded border patrol truck sold at dealership without damage declared

Watching Your Wallet: Student loan debt reaches all-time high