Fraud Alerts

September 25, 2020: Fraudsters Take Advantage of the 2020 Census

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The 2020 census is underway and it is your civic duty to participate, but beware of scammers using this opportunity to steal your personal information. Read More...

September 11, 2020: Scammers Threaten to Cut Utilities Unless Paid

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With the coronavirus causing heightened economic anxiety, criminals are attempting to steal money from utility customers and businesses by threatening to cut their electricity.

 

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August 28, 2020: Obituary Scams Target Grieving Families

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Coping with a death is difficult enough and made even worse when criminals try to exploit a family member’s grief. Read More...

August 14, 2020: 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...

July 24, 2020: Phony Contact Tracers Trying to Bilk People During Pandemic

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Criminals are finding new ways to cash in on the coronavirus pandemic. Read More...

July 10, 2020: Homebuyers Scammed During Escrow Process

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Purchasing a home is an exciting time, but homebuyers should be on guard so their down payments and closing costs don’t end up in a criminal’s account. Read More...

June 26, 2020: Prescription Drug Scam Aimed at Seniors Can Be Costly, Deadly

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Online counterfeit drug scams are everywhere. They can drain your savings and be deadly.

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May 22, 2020: Price Gouging on the Rise During Coronavirus Pandemic

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During emergencies like the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, deceitful merchants may charge excessive prices for essential consumer goods and services. Read More...

April 10, 2020: Scammers Offer Early Stimulus Payouts to Steal Your Money

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If someone offers to send you federal stimulus money by check or direct deposit, ignore it. It’s a scam! Read More...

March 20, 2020: Email Phishing on the Rise During Coronavirus Pandemic

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Be alert for scammers trying to cash in during the coronavirus pandemic by sending phishing emails to steal your personal and financial information.

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