HCSO Warns of Phone Scam Targeting Local Residents – Redheaded Blackbelt | #scams | #scammers

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has recently received several reports of a common phone scam circulating again around the community. As part of this scam, the caller ID appears to be from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. The scammer claims they are from the Sheriff’s Office and may use several…

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New Bill Would Seek To Address Spike In Phone Scams | #scams | #scammers

Phone scams have been happening throughout Connecticut for years, but in 2020 things became more intense. According State Representative Craig Fishbein (R-90), who represents parts of Cheshire and Wallingford, incidents have become much more persistent, aggressive, and targeted to specific individuals who may not have the means to defend themselves….

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Rental Ripoff: Woman scammed out of money weeks after moving into apartment – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | #scams | #scammers

(WSVN) – Weeks after moving into her new apartment, a Broward County woman was told to get out. 7’s Kevin Ozebek has tonight’s special assignment report, “Rental Ripoff.” The coronavirus pandemic has created financial hardship for millions of Americans, but the scramble to save money can leave the door open…

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Feds warn of COVID scams | Mile Markers | #scams | #scammers

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida and Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigations are warning taxpayers about a new wave of COVID-related scams as the agency delivers the second round of economic impact payments. The scams include text messages asking taxpayers to disclose bank account information under the…

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