Officials Monday warned the public about a scam involving a suspect who pretends to be a sheriff’s deputy.
Jason Wirtzer is a licensed pilot who claims to be helping out vets by running a charity which raffles off planes.
While most people dream of winning the Mega Millions lottery, for some people targeted by scammers, the dream is too good to be true.
Prosecutors say Powell founded the Los Angeles-based Christian Stanley, Inc. telling investors he’d buy out peoples’ life insurance policies and later collect the death benefits when they died or by selling them on the life settlement market.
In order to be cast in the remakes, she told the victims she would need their Social Security numbers.
Investigators say the scam artist offers the tickets through Craigslist for about half the admission price.
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Rodolfo DeHoyos is accused of using the Americans with Disabilities Act to scare the owners and get them to turn over lots of cash.
Authorities say in each case an unknown male caller contacted local businesses claiming to be from a local street and/or prison gang. The caller demands money be wired in exchange for protection.
The police are also asking for the public’s help to try to nab the scam artists.
Lagman even shaved her head to convince donors and gift-givers that she was undergoing chemo.
Authorities have arrested three Southland residents who they say allegedly ran a “pay-to-stay” scheme for allegedly helping hundreds of foreign nationals remain in the U.S.
“Don’t just believe somebody because they say it and they shave their head,” Valerie Cortes said.
Police are once again warning the public about a phone scam that could have those who answer thinking they’ve committed a crime.
Authorities are asking Rancho Cucamonga residents to be aware of a scam artist who is pretending to be a sheriff’s deputy.
Jen Levinson received a “call” from the DEA telling her that she was facing arrest.