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Simi Valley Police Warn Residents About Growing Phone Fraud, Money Scams

The Simi Valley Police Department is warning residents to be wary of scam artists using the phone to steal money from the unsuspecting.

01/23/2014

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Anaheim Residents Warned Of Public Utility Scams

Residents in Anaheim Friday were being warned to be wary of recent instances of utility phone scams.

11/15/2013

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Avoiding Scams

Consumers were being warned of potential scammers ahead of the opening of healthcare exchanges nationwide.

10/03/2013

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State Insurance Officials Warn Of Scams After Silver Fire

The blaze, which broke out last Wednesday, burned 20,292 and caused injury to 11 firefighters and one civilian and destroyed 48 structures.

08/14/2013

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Report: Rate Of OC Elder Abuse Skyrockets In ‘Perfect Storm’

The number of reported elderly abuse incidents is on the rise in Orange County, according to a report released Monday.

06/18/2012

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DA: Family Members Most Likely To Scam Older Americans

A major effort was underway Wednesday to protect millions of older Americans from falling prey to financial fraud schemes.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/02/2011

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How To Protect Yourself From Gold Scams

Investors, be warned: crooks are flocking to gold as fast as you are.

02/14/2011

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Former Show Publicist Accuses Golden Globes Of Payola Schemes

A former publicist for the organization that runs the Golden Globes sued the group on the eve of its glitzy awards show, claiming it engages in payola schemes for nominations and awards.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/14/2011

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Some Pest Control Companies Charging To Kill Nonexistent Bugs?

Los Angeles is tenth in the nation in reported cases of bedbugs. The blood-sucking parasites are spreading coast-to-coast. But are pest control companies taking advantage of the epidemic?

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/28/2010

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