Fraud Alerts

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...

October 26, 2018: Free Lunch Seminars Lure Seniors into Investment Scams

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Everybody loves a free lunch, but seniors in particular should be careful not to get lured into making bad investments by the promise of free food. Read More...

October 12, 2018: Blackmail Letter Scammers Don’t Really Have Dirt

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Everyone has secrets, and fraudsters using a new blackmail scam are banking on that.

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September 28, 2018: Requests for Gift Cards as Payment Often Signal Fraud

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When someone calls offering a product or service and asks for a gift card as payment, it’s probably a scam. Read More...

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