Fraud Alerts

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 27, 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...

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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March 13, 2020: Fraudsters Scam the Public Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

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The growing coronavirus pandemic has people looking online for prevention tips. But beware of scammers who are posting fake information about treatments and local outbreaks.  Read More...

February 28, 2020: Hang Up on Social Security Scammers

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If you receive a call from the Social Security Administration indicating that your social security number has been suspended or compromised, hang up! It’s a ploy. Read More...

February 14, 2020: Beware of Bogus Deliveries and Unwanted Costs

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An unexpected gift on Valentine’s Day might seem like a nice way to your heart, but these deliveries may also give scammers a direct route to your credit card. Read More...

January 24, 2020: Crooks Target Seniors with Blessing Scams

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Seniors with deep religious or spiritual beliefs, particularly those in immigrant communities, should be aware of a hoax that exploits those ideas and can result in the loss of cash and valuables. Read More...

January 10, 2020: Scammers Try to Pass Off Puppies as Purebreds

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People in the market for a recognized dog breed should be careful they don’t get a mutt in purebred clothing. Read More...

December 13, 2019: No Goodwill in Charity Scam

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When donating to a charity, make sure the money is going to the right cause and not into a crook’s pocket. Read More...

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