Fraud Alerts

February 26, 2016: Seniors Must be Vigilant in Auto Collision Scam

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Older motorists should use caution if someone claims they were involved in an auto accident and demands money.  Read More...

February 12, 2016: Unlicensed Contractors Targeting Homeowners During El Niño Season

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The weather phenomenon El Niño can do damage in more ways than one. Read More...

January 22, 2016: Don’t Compensate Crooks in Collection Agency Scam

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Thieves posing as debt collectors are taking advantage of unsuspecting seniors. Read More...

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

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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...

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