Fraud Alerts

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...

November 8, 2019: ‘Juice Jacking’ Criminals Use Public USB Chargers to Steal Data

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Travelers should avoid using public USB power charging stations in airports, hotels and other locations because they may contain dangerous malware. Read More...

October 25, 2019: Unwanted Calls on Landlines Can Lead to Scams

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A home phone ringing off the hook can be hard to ignore, but answering it could lead to trouble. Read More...

October 11, 2019: Criminals Use Medicare Scam to Steal Seniors’ Information

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Seniors should beware of criminals pretending to represent Medicare to gain personal information. Read More...

September 27, 2019: Don’t Be Fooled by Caller ID Spoofing Scam

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Don’t believe everything you read, even on your phone’s caller ID. Read More...

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