Image courtesy of DepositPhotos Recently, the Prescott Valley Police Department have received multiple reports of citizens being given fake jewelry in exchange for gas money at local gas stations. At least eight victims have come forward in the past two weeks and have reported: • They had given gas money to people hanging out at
Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by a concerned citizen recently regarding a scam surrounding The Community Services Block Grant or (CSBG) which provides funds to alleviate the causes and conditions of poverty in communities. The local reported that the information passed on to her from a friend was that a person could potentially receive
The Prescott Police Department has seen an increase in Fraud Schemes and similar crimes. Criminals that perpetrate these crimes often prey upon a victim’s honesty and good nature. Often times the criminal will demand immediate action and threaten consequences for nonpayment. They will try and make the victim nervous and push them into quick payment.
[Editor’s note: Dave Taylor has been writing about computers, scams, and new products for a number of years. His website is Ask Dave Taylor . We will be featuring his articles every week, with his permission.] “Pretty nice, I got an email saying that I’ve won a $1000 gift card from PayPal. I’m afraid to
The Prescott Valley Police Department has received several reports from residents of money being stolen from their bank accounts after receiving a false email from “Netflix” in which payment update information is requested. In the email there is a link through which they can update their payment information. A screen will display where they are