Riverside Public Utilities Warns Against Fake Utility TrucksThe company contacts customers only through paper billing statements, online billing emails, late payment reminders, and green "48-hour notification" tags placed at the customer's address, according to a statement on its website.
FBI Alerting Southland Residents Of 'Virtual Kidnapping' Scam The FBI says people claiming to be kidnappers are terrorizing local families.
Suspect Accused Of Intentionally 'Short-Changing' Merchants In Elaborate SchemeJorge Nunez-Delgado, 52, of Lakewood is accused of stealing tens of thousands from such outlets as Walmart, Home Depot and Target.
Principal: Door-To-Door Solicitation A ScamParents were warned to be on alert for people going door to door, asking for money to support the Newport Harbor High School’s Regional Occupational Program.
Santa Ana Police Search For Suspected Thief Who Steals Rolex Watch In Clever ScamDavid Vasquez lives in Ontario but is now on the run with at least three warrants out for his arrest.
New Phone Scam Tells Victims They Must Pay Thousands Of Dollars Or Face ArrestThe mother got a call Wednesday from what looked like Hemet Police.
Homeowners Lured Into Debt Trap By Dubious Claims Of Government ProgramAfter a CBS2 investigation, the California legislature is moving toward tougher disclosure laws for lenders and contractors who sell private loans to homeowners for energy-efficiency upgrades. Some borrowers have been lured by false promises of government subsidies and rebates.
Grandma Who Lost Savings Wins $15M In Case Against MetLife, SubsidiariesA Simi Valley grandmother who lost her life savings in a real estate investment scam offered by an insurance agent was awarded more than $15 million Wednesday in a lawsuit against MetLife and two subsidiaries.
Only On 2: Mother Of 4 Credited With Helping Bust Alleged Apartment Rental Scam Artist In San Jacinto
Woman Accused Of Scamming Girl Scout Troop Out Of Beach VacationNew images of the person of interest in a scam that robbed a Girl Scout Troop of their summer vacation in Huntington Beach have surfaced, police say.
Only On 2: Westside Restaurants Say They've Been Duped By Man Claiming To Be Member Of UCLA Rugby Team Doing Fundraiser"I felt stupid to be honest with you," said Nicholas Bishop of Aussie Pie Kitchen.
Orange County DA's Office Warns Of IRS Phone ScamThe Orange County District Attorney's office warned citizens Tuesday against falling prey to an IRS phone scam timed to coincide with tax season.
A $38K Luxury Car For Only $9K? Police Cite Latest Scam And Victim Warns Potential BuyersPolice in Santa Ana believe there are more victims out there.
Thousands Stolen From OC Car Buyers In Elaborate Craigslist ScamPolice say a man suspected of selling high-end cars on Craigslist that he didn’t actually own may have more victims.
Fake Priest Sentenced To Jail For Swindling Los Angeles ParishionersA man has been sentenced to a year in Los Angeles County jail for swindling parishioners while posing as a Roman Catholic priest.