Scammers Posing As Government Officials Use FBI's Los Angeles Phone NumberThe FBI's Los Angeles office warned the public of a phone scam that fraudulently displays the agency's real telephone number on the victim's caller ID.
New Scam Targets Bank Card Holders With Fraudulent Activity NoticesAbout 24 million Americans fall victim to phone scams each year, and an elaborate new con has people believing their bank is preventing a problem when in reality it's a criminal looking to steal money.
Family Turns Tables On Kidnapping Phone ScamA woman says she and her 17-year-old daughter received a terrifying phone call recently when a stranger demanded money. But with a little cunning, they were able to escape the situation with their pocketbooks intact.
Phone Scam Originating In LA Targeting People NationwideA months-old phone scam that originated in Los Angeles is now targeting people across the country.
Police Warn Santa Clarita Valley Residents Of Scam CallsOver 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 ScamThe Los Angeles Police Department issued a warning to the public regarding a recent rash of phone scams involving re-loadable debit cards.
SoCal Edison Business Customers Targeted By Phone ScammersPolice are warning residents to beware of callers posing as Southern California Edison employees, asking for immediate payment on past due bills.
Callers Demanding Immediate Payment For Past-Due Bills Targeting Edison CustomersA 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.