Scams round the world

Dallas police warn citizens about phone scam 5:22 PM CDT
Dallas Morning News (subscription) – TX,USA
Dallas police are warning the public about scam artists posing as representatives soliciting money on the department’s behalf.

DPD: Don’t Fall for Donation Scam
MyFox Dallas – Dallas,TX,USA
DALLAS — The Dallas Police department says someone is trying to scam people out of their money by pretending to take donations in honor of a fallen officer

Gaston police warn of scam
Charlotte Observer – Charlotte,NC,USA
On March 21, two men came to the woman’s Gastonia home on Penny Park Drive, police said. The men said they were building the new subdivision behind her home

Be aware of school advertising scam
Sauk Centre Herald – Sauk Center,MN,USA
Businesses should be aware of a possible phone scam involving the sales of advertisements for a school sports calendar. Sauk Centre Athletic Director Rick

Trust fund scam yields probation for Utah County man
Salt Lake Tribune – Salt Lake City,UT,USA
Posted: 8:36 AM- A man found guilty of promoting a trust fund scam has been sentenced to three years on probation. That was the punishment handed down

Kiwis warned of telephone scam
TVNZ – New Zealand
The Securities Commission is warning a telephone investment scam could be about to target New Zealanders. People posing as brokers from a fake firm called

Lottery scam suspects due in court Tuesday – Jamaica
The 10 persons charged in connection with the multi-million dollar lottery scam in Montego Bay, St. James are scheduled to return to court on Tuesday.

Woman Seeking Money For Return Trip To Knoxville Is Scam
The Chattanoogan – Chattanooga,TN,USA
“Based on our investigation this appears to be a scam,” said Sheriff Tim Gobble. The woman has been seen in Cleveland and Chattanooga.

International money bilking scam from Nigeria hits Pontotoc
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal – Tupelo,MS,USA
Sheriff Leo Mask said his department began investigating the scam when his department was contacted by several victims. One of the victims was Luna Corder.

Probation ordered for role in Favre memorabilia scam – Green Bay,WI,USA
six months in jail and ordered to pay $15000 in restitution, fines, costs and a donation to the Brett Favre Fourward Foundation for his role in the scam.

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