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.
The scammers have been collecting donations for a child’s funeral in the area of Sepulveda Boulevard and Burbank Boulevard
Prosecutors are bringing down the curtain on Hollywood scam artists who target aspiring actors and other performers.
The victim said she met the suspect via Craigslist.
It’s being called the largest IRS phone fraud scam targeting taxpayers ever.
It was reported Monday that a local wedding planner had taken a couple’s money and skipped out days before their ceremony. Tuesday, a second couple spoke out, claiming the same woman had taken their money and bailed.
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.
Detectives Tuesday warned the public about a scam involving alleged suspects posing as alarm company employees that target residential neighborhoods.
“I think he’s a worthless piece of crap, that he would steal from me and my children.”