Tag: Scams

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…

Scams targeting immigrants and their families

South San Francisco, CA  December 4, 2014  Submitted by Sheri Boles, CPUC Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Issues Consumer Alert on Scams Targeting Immigrants and their Families Press Release SAN FRANCISCO – Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today issued a…

SSFPD Media Release: Phone & Internet Scams Continue

South San Francisco, CA   April 1, 2014    Submitted by SSFPD Over the past few weeks, citizens of South San Francisco have reported getting suspicious phone calls, messages or emails in what appears to be several different financial scams. The scam…

Senior Scam Stopper Seminar

Senior Scam Stopper Seminar Assemblymember Kevin Mullin, in partnership with Supervisor Dave Pine and the Contractors State License Board, invite you to attend a Senior Scam Stopper Seminar. Friday, April 4, 2014 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Chetcuti Room (near…

IRS SCAM ON THE RISE LOCALLY & NATIONALLY

South San Francisco, CA   February 15, 2014 ‘There’s a sucker born every day’ said David Hannum, the rival of P. T. Barnum back in the 1860’s. And it is still true today. We are constantly hearing about folks falling to…