Fraud Alerts

January 8, 2016: Thieves Pry into Glove Compartments For ID Info

En Español

New vehicle owners beware: thieves might be more interested in your personal information than a cell phone, GPS device or designer sunglasses left in the car. Read More...

December 11, 2015: Beware of Surprise Gifts This Holiday Season

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‘Tis the season for giving but be careful of unexpected gifts that show up at your doorstep this holiday season.
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November 13, 2015: No Quick Fix in Credit Repair Scam

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Thieves are preying upon consumers when they need help the most by claiming to fix their bad credit. Read More...

October 23, 2015: Seniors Must Stay Sharp to Avoid Distraction Burglaries

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Thieves are targeting seniors by going to their homes and distracting them to steal valuables. Read More...

October 9, 2015: Lotto Scratcher Scam Can Rub Consumers the Wrong Way

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Customers hoping to scratch it rich with lottery tickets may have even lower odds of winning because of a few unscrupulous merchants. Read More...

September 25, 2015: Don’t Let Reverse Mortgage Scams Drain Your Savings

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Los Angeles County airwaves are inundated with TV and radio ads touting reverse mortgages. But seniors considering these sales pitches should be aware that there are reverse mortgage-related scams that criminals use to bilk consumers. Read More...

September 11, 2015: Don’t Get Duped in Jury Duty Scam

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The calls and emails appear legitimate and frightening -- pay up for failing to report for jury duty or you may be arrested.  Read More...

August 28, 2015: Beware of Timeshare Purchase Scams

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Owners of timeshare properties can be inundated with offers that buyers are eager to take over their payments. But often these offers are scams targeting seniors. Read More...

August 14, 2015: Keep a Sharp Eye Out For ATM Fraud

En Español

ATM cameras are typically used to catch criminals using a stolen card, but thieves have found ways to shoot their own video to steal cash.  Read More...

July 24, 2015: Vacation Rental Scams Target Seniors

En Español

Vacation rental scammers advertise properties that they do not own on classified ad websites and often include eye-catching photos of luxurious properties.  Read More...

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