Fraud Alerts

May 10, 2019: Don’t Get Scammed Out of Your Home

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Beware of criminals attempting to take your home right out from under you. Read More...

April 26, 2019: Don’t Be Fooled into Clicking on Fake Computer Virus Alerts

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Clicking on a pop-up window warning about computer virus threats could have the opposite effect for those who aren’t careful. Read More...

April 12, 2019: Fake Event Tickets Can Leave Victims Stuck Outside

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You’ve got your bandana, big sunglasses and even bigger hat, but they won’t do you much good if your music festival tickets turn out to be fake. Read More...

March 22, 2019: Businesses Should Beware of Emails Compromising Accounts

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A dutiful employee may be duped into making false payments that can hurt a business’s bottom line.
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March 8, 2019: Tax-season Phishing Scam Seeks to Hook Personal, Financial Data

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Tax season is the busy season for identity thieves. Be careful when sharing your personal and tax information – particularly online. Read More...

February 22, 2019: Don’t Let Crooks Tap Your Wallet with Credit Card Scam

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Consumers should beware of scammers trying to steal personal information as some credit card companies issue new “tap-to-pay” cards. Read More...

February 8, 2019: Seniors Should Beware of Online Romance Scam

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Seniors looking for love should be careful of fraudsters out to steal their savings through various ruses.  Read More...

January 11, 2019: District Attorney Jackie Lacey Says Just Hang Up on Suspicious Calls

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When an unknown caller asks for personal or financial information, just hang up. Read More...

December 14, 2018: Scammers Try to Take Portion of Unclaimed Property

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People with forgotten bank accounts or insurance policies should beware of fraudsters seeking to profit from their overlooked assets. Read More...

November 9, 2018: Investigate Police, Firefighter Charities Before Donating

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People who want to help first-responders should beware of crooks using a uniform to con others. Read More...

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