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Mariposa

Scam alert related to covid vaccine appointments

Originally published as a Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post –  “Mariposa County Public Health was notified today by a resident of Mariposa County of an attempt to obtain personal

Covid-19 Nevada

Be alert to online scammers

“Scummers” see crises such as the current one as an opportunity to try and steal from the general public – “The Truckee Police Department would like to remind all of

San Luis Obispo

Scammers call residents about fake “grand jury warrants”

Scammers are all over the state and country, doing their best to bilk unwitting people out of their money. The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office issued a warning about

Covid-19 Stanislaus

Scammers are not taking a break during these times

The criminal mind is tirelessly at work in its nefarious attempt to get your money. The Modesto Police Department therefore releases this warning – t”No Fooling, scammers will be working

Orange

Suspect Identified in Fake Charity Scam

Photo: scamming suspect Brea Police have positively identified a female suspect who allegedly scammed victims into donating on behalf of a sick child. The Brea Police Department requested assistance from

Orange

Orange County Sheriff issues press release regarding bench warrant scam calls

Published by the official Orange County Sheriff’s Department Facebook page: Recently we’ve been receiving calls from victims regarding bench warrant scam phone calls. The suspects in this scam call you,

Orange

Two Men Arrested for Allegedly Conducting Social Security Phone Scam

Two men have been arrested after they were caught posing as the Social Security Administration and scamming elderly victims into sending them large amounts of cash. The suspects have been

Los Angeles

Hefty Sentence Awaits Man for Scamming Pasadena’s Elderly with Fake Vehicle-Injury Schemes

PASADENA – Richard Henry Solis (dob 3/7/62) of Arcadia concocted elaborate fraudulent vehicle injury schemes to scam the elderly. Then, he demanded money and/or stole their belongings. The Los Angeles

Lake

Fake Jewelry Scam Reply with TIP

Photo: fake jewlery All that glitters is not gold, as the Lakeport Police Department reminds us – “On 11/14/19 at approximately 4:30 PM Lakeport Police Officers were dispatched to a

Los Angeles

Grand Theft Auto Internet Scam Leaves Innocent Investors Out Millions of Dollars

Photo: one of the cars Like a modern version of the late ‘90s video game, two men were recently arrested and charged with over 40 counts of grand theft auto