Phone Scam

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Phone Scam Originating In LA Targeting People Nationwide

A months-old phone scam that originated in Los Angeles is now targeting people across the country.



Police Warn Santa Clarita Valley Residents Of Scam Calls

Over the past 24 hours, residents in Santa Clarita Valley have been getting phone calls from scam artists posing as deputies in order to collect “fines,” officials warned Thursday night.



LAPD Warns Of Prepaid Debit Card Scam

The Los Angeles Police Department issued a warning to the public regarding a recent rash of phone scams involving re-loadable debit cards.

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SoCal Edison Business Customers Targeted By Phone Scammers

Police are warning residents to beware of callers posing as Southern California Edison employees, asking for immediate payment on past due bills.


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Callers Demanding Immediate Payment For Past-Due Bills Targeting Edison Customers

A warning went out Thursday to Southern California Edison customers about a phone scam trying to collect on supposedly past-due bills.



Palm Springs Residents Conned With Phone Scam

Police warned Palm Springs residents today of a con artist who is calling homes claiming that he is a troubled relative in need of money to post bail.