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Del Norte

Sheriff Apperson Goes Fishing and Hooks a Scammer

DEL NORTE – An interested “buyer” began a conversation with Apperson about buying a motorcycle. (See link for the full conversation). The asking price of the motorcycle? $750.  Apperson gave the


Phone Scammers Persist in Their Unlawful Attempts

MAMMOTH LAKES – Crime knows no geographical boundaries.  People in the idyllic northern California counties may think they have escaped the insidious reaches of crooks and criminals, but that isn’t

Los Angeles

IRS Phone Scam Alert From EL Segundo PD

EL SEGUNDO — An alert has been issued by El Segundo PD regarding the latest phone scam. Sophisticated and threatening IRS demand-for-payment calls are being reported by citizens. The callers’

San Bernardino

IRS Phone Scams on the Rise, Say Redlands Police

REDLANDS – Police are raising awareness that IRS telephone scams are on the rise, hoping the public doesn’t fall prey to phony callers as the tax deadline approaches. Police spokesman

San Bernardino

Police Agency Warning to Elderly: Beware of Phone Scammers

REDLANDS – Police departments in Redlands and San Bernardino are reporting scams that target senior citizens, along with other unsuspecting citizens. Carl Baker, spokesman for Redlands police, said area departments


San Rafael PD Alerts Public to Jury Duty Phone Scam

SAN RAFAEL – San Rafael Police Department has issued a warning to the public about a phone scam involving the impersonation of sheriff’s deputies demanding bail. Multiple reports from residents


Petaluma PD Taking New Reports of Phone Scams

PETALUMA – The Petaluma Police Department (PPD) has issued an advisory to the public about a recent flurry of phone scams. In the last few days the PPD took reports


Fairfield police: Residents beware of telephone scammers

Fairfield police claim they haver received many calls from residents who were contacted by PG&E scammers