Tag: Scam

Millbrae Police Department: Beware of Scam

South San Francisco, Ca   June 30, 2020 {Note: while this was shared by the Millbrae Police Department, we are also rebroadcasting it for our South City neighbors, as we know scammers work outside City boundaries and switch things up with…

Phone scams targeting Cal Water customers

South San Francisco, CA  May 10, 2018  Submitted by CWS Posted on May 10, 2018 Please be aware that scammers are targeting utility customers with both live and automated phone calls demanding immediate payment to avoid disconnection for non-payment of…

Email Scams Continue – Always Be Aware!!

South San Francisco, CA   September 27, 2017  “There’s a sucker born every minute” or so goes the adage associated with P. T. Barnum and the fact we all are susceptible to falling prey to gimmicks and fraudulent scams that…

Scam du jour: Chip card scams

South San Francisco, CA    October 19,  2015   Submitted by Sheri Boles CPUC by Colleen Tressler Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Recently, I told you about the new credit and debt chip cards designed to reduce fraud, including counterfeiting. Now, I’m reporting…

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: Sweepstakes Scam

South San Francisco, CA   April 10, 2014    Submitted by SSFPD   In March of 2014 a 52-year old South San Francisco resident received a phone call from a suspect, who identified himself as “David Black from the United States Sweepstakes.”…