Tag: scammers

County Sheriff warns of phone scam impersonating law enforcement

| January 4, 2019

Residents were allegedly told by scammers that a warrant for their arrest would be procured if money was not sent to the scammer immediately.

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NEWSMAKER — As Medicare cards begin to arrive, look out for scammers

| August 29, 2018

Medicare fraud is rampant this time of year as new Medicare cards begin to arrive in the mail. If you are contacted by phone by someone claiming to be from Medicare, hang up immediately and report the incident to local police.

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Columbia police report scam activity perpetrated on residents

| November 8, 2017

Boone County residents were reportedly called by respondents who claimed to be with Columbia Police.

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SCAM ALERT: Pettis County Fire is not asking for donations

| July 30, 2017

On Friday, July 29, Pettis County Fire officials began receiving reports of a scam attempt to solicit donations on their behalf.

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McCaskill demands IRS crack down on identity theft during tax time

| March 24, 2016

Nearly three million Americans have an Identity Protection PIN, a six-digit number from the IRS.

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Green Dot MoneyPak Scams

| October 21, 2014

Have you been a victim of this new scam?

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