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KTLA - May 13, 2016
The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office is warning people of a tech support scam. Perpetrators randomly call or email smart phones and claim that an attempted software update has failed because of a virus, officials explained in a press release and video released Friday. Scammers say the supposed problem can be remedied with a $10 credit card payment.
WJLA - May 10, 2016
It's time for many of you to receive your tax refund. But be warned, scammers are using this as an opportunity to call and con you into giving them your personal information.
WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC - May 06, 2016
FLORENCE, S.C. (WBTW) – The Florence County Sheriff’s Office wants you to be aware of a phone scam that could could cost you or someone you love.
Evening News and Tribune - May 05, 2016
CLARK COUNTY — The Clark County Sheriff's Office is again warning residents about scammers posing as law enforcement over the phone to demand money.
Nemonews.net - Apr 30, 2016
Lately I’m hearing from a lot of my customers about technical support scams. These scams prey upon average users with limited technical knowledge, and can become pricey for the victims.
kfor.com - Apr 12, 2016
OKLAHOMA CITY – A state agency is warning Oklahomans about a scam that appears to be coming from the Oklahoma State Treasurer’s Office.
ABC17News.com - Apr 09, 2016
The Columbia Police Department is warning mid-Missourians about this scam. People will call and claim to be the IRS demanding money for back taxes.
CBS Local - Apr 08, 2016
The FBI in Wisconsin is warning college students to be aware of a phone scam that targets them and uses the agency’s phone number on caller ID.
KFVS - Apr 07, 2016
Seems an old scam is making the rounds again, and Stoddard County Sheriff Carl Hefner wants us to warn you about it once more.
hays Pos - Apr 05, 2016
The Ellis County Sheriff’s office has fielded multiple reports of a caller with a 785-202-xxxx or 785-205-XXXX phone number who fictitiously portrays himself as a Deputy with the Ellis County Sheriff’s office.