Thursday, 20 September 2012

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Phone scam targets island woman, scammer makes off with nearly $8000
Bainbridge Island Review
Bainbridge Island police have recently warned of scams targeting the island's elderly, but not everyone heard the warning. On Monday, Sept. 10 another scam was reported to island police, one that almost cost an island woman nearly $8,000. A resident in ...
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Sheriff's office warns of paving scam
Freeport Journal-Standard
Chief Deputy Todd Welch of the sheriff's office said these scammers are part of "gypsy" or "traveler" groups that periodically come through this area to cheat people out of money. As part of the scam, the perpetrator comes to a person's house and ...
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Scammer sentenced
Chico News & Review
This article was published on 09.20.12 . The last of the Chico mortgage scammers was sentenced in federal court last week to three years and 10 months in prison on two counts of mail fraud. Kesha Haynie, 41, was found guilty last March after a six-day ...
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King police chief warns of scams
The Stokes News
Scammers select random phone numbers they obtain from online sources from which they can match the phone number with a name, May explains. The scammers may also have a citizen's address as well. Typically, they will claim to be debt collection ...
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Albemarle County Police Warning the Elderly About Scams
The Charlottesville Newsplex
Albemarle County police say there are scams that are targeting the elderly in Central Virginia especially grandparents. Police say a scammer calls pretending to be the victim's grandchildren. They say they are on vacation, have been in an accident and ...
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McGraw warns of phone scam targeting travelers
West Virginia Record
If the scammer successfully receives all the necessary information from the hotel guest, he proceeds by either forwarding the information to an outsider to deposit the money into the inmate's account, or the inmate makes the transaction himself using a ...
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West Virginia Record
Hingham Police Warn Elders of 'Grandparent Scam'
An elder was contacted by a scammer posing as a grandchild, in need of money for an emergency. It's a reoccurring scam, says Hingham Police Sgt. Steven Dearth. "Although the details of this scam change from time to time, the suspects continue to target ...
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