Scam – Charities Raising Money

This scam may come through the phone, e-mail, or at the door. The “charity” representative uses an official sounding charity name. They make a plea for you to donate some money to help their charity. They often start with a higher amount and say you...

Scam – Grandparent Scam

A con artist calls or e-mails the victim, usually a grandparent, and impersonates a relative. They explain that they’ve gotten in trouble and need money sent urgently. They may claim they need bail money or are in the hospital and need to pay for services. They...

Scam – Home Repair Con Men

If someone comes to your front door and says they were in the neighborhood and noticed that you have a problem at your house, say with your windows, doors, roof, driveway, etc., they may be looking to scam you.

Scam Alert – Persons with Diabetes Being Targeted

Fraud Alert for People with Diabetes Criminals who plot to defraud the Government and steal money from the American people have a new target: people with diabetes. Although the precise method may vary, the scheme generally involves someone pretending to be from the...