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US Marshals Service warns of phone scam

US Marshals Service warns of phone scam

WDTV - Mar 05, 2017
The U.S. Marshals Service is warning the public of a telephone scam involving a fraudulent caller contacting members of the public and alleging they, or their family members, have an active federal arrest warrant and demanding payment of fines.

New phone call scam strikes Tallahassee

New phone call scam strikes Tallahassee

WCTV - Mar 03, 2017
The Chamber of Commerce is warning residents about a phone scam that involves someone making calls and pretending to be from the Chamber. Someone calling from the phone number (850)-729-1029 asks businesses to provide personal information, and then hangs up once they are questioned about their identity.

US Marshals service warns about two phone scams

US Marshals service warns about two phone scams

10TV - Mar 02, 2017
The U.S. Marshals Service is warning the public about two phone scams hitting people across the country. The first scam claims there is an active arrest warrant for you or someone in your family. Victims are told they can avoid arrest by paying a fine by electronic fund transfer or cashier’s check.

Phone scammers impersonate cops calling about arrest warrant

Phone scammers impersonate cops calling about arrest warrant

WLS - Mar 01, 2017
Phone scammers are calling residents in northwest suburban McHenry County to falsely inform them of arrest warrants against them. During the scam, the caller will identify himself as a police officer from the sheriff’s department and claim that the person has an arrest warrant that was issued for failing to appear for jury duty, according to a statement from the McHenry County sheriff’s office.

Tulsa County Sheriff's Office Warns Of Phone Scam

Tulsa County Sheriff's Office Warns Of Phone Scam

News On 6 - Feb 28, 2017
The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office issued a phone scam alert Tuesday after being contacted by multiple citizens who've received phone calls from someone claiming to be with the TCSO. Citizens have received calls in the past two weeks from someone claiming to be "Lt. Vance Berry of the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office" and tells victims they have warrants and must send money to him to avoid being arrested, the sheriff's office wrote in a news release.

Newport News police warn of phone scam

Newport News police warn of phone scam

WAVY-TV - Feb 27, 2017
Newport News police are warning residents of a phone scam that was reported last week. Police said in Facebook post Monday that three people have reported receiving phone calls from the Police Information Desk number at 757-928-4100. The calls were reported to police Friday, Feb. 24.

FBI warning UT Austin about phone scam

FBI warning UT Austin about phone scam

KXAN.com - Feb 24, 2017
AUSTIN (KXAN) — The phone rings and panic ensues as the caller says they are with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and need immediate payments of unpaid taxes.

Sheriff's Office Warns of Walmart Gift Card Phone Scam

Sheriff's Office Warns of Walmart Gift Card Phone Scam

WJON News - Feb 24, 2017
Another phone scam has been circulating around Stearns County. Sheriff John Sanner says the sheriff’s office has received multiple reports about a phone scam where the suspects say the resident needs to bail their grandchild out of jail and to do so they must pay the bail in Walmart gift cards. Read More: Sheriff's Office Warns of Walmart Gift Card Phone Scam | http://wjon.com/sheriffs-office-warns-of-walmart-gift-card-phone-scam/?trackback=tsmclip

Lansing Board of Water and Light warns of phone scam

Lansing Board of Water and Light warns of phone scam

WSYM-TV - Feb 23, 2017
Another utility company is warning customers about a phone scam. The Lansing Board of Water and Light says its received several reports from people who got a call saying they'd lose their service if they didn't pay up over the phone with a pre-paid debit card, a credit car or wire transfer.

FBI warns North Florida residents of phone scam

FBI warns North Florida residents of phone scam

WCTV - Feb 21, 2017
The FBI's Tallahassee office is warning north Florida residents of scammers threatening to be representatives of government agencies and demanding money. According to officials, the scammers threaten their targets with a number of intimidating actions such as filing charges, confiscating property, freezing bank accounts, and arrest, unless payment is made immediately.

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