Tag: Fraud

Yahoo Announces NOTICE OF DATA BREACH

South San Francisco, CA   September 22, 2016  We are writing to inform you about a data security issue that may involve your Yahoo account information. What Happened? A copy of certain user account information was stolen from our systems…

FRAUD ALERT: Scammers Can Fake Caller ID Info

South San Francisco, CA   May 4, 2016  Submitted by Sheri Boles, CPUC by Andrew Johnson Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC   Your phone rings. You recognize the number, but when you pick up, it’s someone else. What’s…

SSFPD Media Release: Fraud by phone

South San Francisco, CA  February 16, 2015  Submitted by SSFPD On 2/4/20 15, a South San Francisco resident reported a fraudulent scam to the South San Francisco Police Department. The resident received a telephone call from a company who identified…

SSFPD Media Release: Nomadic Criminal Scams

South San Francisco, CA   February 4, 2015  Submitted by SSFPD Nomadic Criminal Scams: Scam artists. Con men. Frauds. Call them what you will, but this ever-present threat continues to cause havoc for the elderly and other victims. Scam artists are…

SSFPD Media Release: Elder Abuse/ Fraud

South San Francisco, CA         March 18, 2014           Submitted by SSFPD   Sometime during November or December of 2013, an individual who identified himself as a Homeland Security agent telephoned an elderly victim at his residence  on…