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Scammers Use Pandemic to Prey on Vulnerable Seniors

Scammers Use Pandemic to Prey on Vulnerable Seniors

BY CARA DING Sheriff John Merchant of Brown County, Kansas, saw a man lose his life savings to a scammer three years ago, and since then he’s done his best to prevent that from happening to anyone else. Right now, as shelter-in-place measures are adopted, most Americans are home, sitting in front of a computer and […]

Congratulations. You’ve Been Selected – Don’t Get Scammed!

Congratulations. You’ve Been Selected – Don’t Get Scammed!

Many older Americans grew up in an era when doing the right thing meant helping family members, reporting for jury duty, and paying your taxes. Unfortunately, scammers know this and they are preying upon people’s integrity and sense of duty to steal from them.  Here are some common scams to watch out for:  Be suspicious […]

Port Hueneme | Scams, Schemes, Fakes and Frauds

Port Hueneme | Scams, Schemes, Fakes and Frauds

 Tom Dunn is a Port Hueneme resident who is publisher of Port Hueneme News, a digital newspaper (facebook @huenemenews)  and host of  “Hello Port Hueneme” a video interview show about people, places and things in Port Hueneme. Get Citizensjournal.us Headlines free  SUBSCRIPTION. Keep us publishing – DONATE

District Attorney Warns of FEMA Scams

District Attorney Warns of FEMA Scams

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten warned Ventura County residents to be aware of possible scams involving fraudulent Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) assistance. Following the fires in Northern California, some victims discovered that their personal identifying information were used to file fraudulent FEMA applications. When they attempted to apply for FEMA assistance, […]

Moorpark PD warn of Mortgage Loan Scams

Moorpark PD warn of Mortgage Loan Scams

Are you in the process of buying a home or refinancing? Are you aware that scammers are targeting email accounts of realtors and escrow/title companies in order to steal your hard earned money? Homebuyers from across the country are being victimized at an increasing rate. Here is how the scam works: The scammer hacks into […]

Defend, Delete, and Disconnect: Ways to Protect Yourself From Scammers

Defend, Delete, and Disconnect: Ways to Protect Yourself From Scammers

DEFEND your bank account and personal information.  DELETE suspicious texts and e-mails. DISCONNECT scammer phone calls. Moorpark Police are urging the public to remember the three D’s when contacted by would be scammers who are “Phishing ” for your information. Phishing is the attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card […]

Oxnard PD warn of Latest Scams — Beware

Oxnard PD warn of Latest Scams — Beware

SOLAR SCAMS: Absurd Deal For Elderly Couple Moves Arizona Senate To Action

SOLAR SCAMS: Absurd Deal For Elderly Couple Moves Arizona Senate To Action

By Peter Fricke . Amid claims that solar companies have misled homeowners, dosage the Arizona Senate is considering legislation that would require them to disclose the true costs of rooftop solar panels. Republished with permission–The Daily Caller Foundation: http://dailycallernewsfoundation.org/ Republican Sen. Debbie Lesko claimed in an op-ed for the Arizona Capitol Times on Friday that she decided […]