Tag: scam alert

Spotting an Illegal Pyramid Scheme 101

South San Francisco, CA               August 26, 2015         Submitted by Sheri Boles, CPUC by Alvaro Puig, Consumer Education Specialist, Federal Trade Commission  Your social media feed is abuzz with stories of…

CPUC safety tips and help available to prevent scams

South San Francisco, CA       March 12, 2013 The California Public Utilities Commission is advising community members how to avoid being scammed as the South San Francisco Police Department continue to release reports detailing how our neighbors are tricked into believing…

Phone Scams Targeting Elderly Alert

South San Francisco, CA       January 7, 2013  Heads up – please share this warning we just rec’d from a South City neighbor An elderly Colma neighbor got a call from Kaiser saying they’re due a refund for overpayment in 2013.…

Scam Alert: Phishing Emails & Personalized Spam

  Peggy Deras, South City resident and founder/moderator of  southcityusa, a Yahoo group created to bring major news relating to South San Francisco to residents, recently shared this information with her group.  Peggy’s husband George found his email and password…