A months-old phone scam that originated in Los Angeles is now targeting people across the country.
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.
The Los Angeles Police Department issued a warning to the public regarding a recent rash of phone scams involving re-loadable debit cards.
Police are warning residents to beware of callers posing as Southern California Edison employees, asking for immediate payment on past due bills.
A warning went out Thursday to Southern California Edison customers about a phone scam trying to collect on supposedly past-due bills.
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.