Phone Scam

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Police: Suspect Pretends To Be IRS Agent In Delaware Phone Scam

New Castle County police are warning residents about a recent phone scam in which the caller pretends to be a representative from the “Department of Treasury” or the IRS.

09/29/2014

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As Search For Frein Continues, Pa. State Police Warning Area Residents About Related Phone Scam

Apparently, some residents in the area where the search is being conducted have received phone calls from individuals looking to solicit money by claiming they represent the Pa. State Police.

09/25/2014

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3 On Your Side: Barclays Bank Phone Scam Making Rounds In Our Region

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us this one involves a recorded message saying there is a problem with your debit or credit card.

08/15/2014

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South Jersey Couple Scammed of $72,000 By Telephone Con Man

It started with a promised refund of $300 from a man posing as a software company employee.

08/13/2014

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Police Warn Residents Of Phone Scam In Delaware

New Castle County Police say they have received reports from residents stating they have received calls from a person claiming to be an officer from the New Castle County Sheriff’s Office.

08/11/2014

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Bucks County Sheriff Warns Of Phone Scam

The Sheriff’s office says they has received reports of residents receiving phone calls from people identifying themselves as members of the Bucks County Sheriff’s Office.

02/27/2014

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Authorities Issue Warning About “One-Ring” Phone Scam

The scam works when people are baited into calling a phone number back after their phone rings once and then the caller hangs up.

02/08/2014

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Authorities Warn Residents Of Police Donation Phone Scam in Camden County

Authorities are advising residents of a fraudulent police donation phone scam in Camden County, New Jersey.

12/27/2013

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Police Warn Of Financial Scams During Holiday Season In Ocean County

Over the last week, Brick Township police officers have responded to several locations, where people have been the victim of telephone financial scams.

12/17/2013

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Radnor Township Police Warn Of Phone Scam That Has Residents On High Alert

The scam primarily uses terror, in an attempt to try and shake down innocent people.

12/05/2013

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Brigantine Police Advise Residents Of Phone Scam

Police are advising residents about a phone scam that has hit Brigantine, Atlantic County.

10/22/2013

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Evesham Police Warning Residents About Phone Scam

Police say the scam involves a caller who pretends to be a PSE&G employee and threatens to shut off the victim’s gas and electric if payment isn’t made.

09/18/2013

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Officials In Ocean County Warn Residents About Phone Scam

Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato says that over the past week, there have been several reports of fraudulent phone calls made to local residents and businesses from a bogus electric utility company.

06/07/2013

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