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June 30, 2016
Caller tries to scam county attorney
ALEXANDRIA, Minn-- A scammer picked the wrong person to call: Douglas County Attorney Chad Larson. Larson shared his experience in an effort to alert others of the scam. He received the call on his cell phone a little after 8 p.m. on May 26. Although he rarely answers calls from numbers...
June 30, 2016 - 9:52pm
March 9, 2016
State launching inspection sweep for credit card skimmers at gas pumps
BLOOMINGTON — State officials have pledged to ramp up security efforts against an “emerging threat” — credit card skimming at gas pumps....
March 9, 2016 - 9:48pm
February 15, 2016
Phishing text scam hits area
For an update on this story, see http://www.dglobe.com/news/3948620-bait-and-switch-phishing-scam-claims-connection-fulda-area-credit-union WORTHINGTON...
February 15, 2016 - 8:41pm
Bait and switch: Phishing scam claims connection to Fulda Area Credit Union
WORTHINGTON — A new scam made the rounds Monday morning across the region in the form of a text message allegedly sent from Fulda Area Credit...
February 15, 2016 - 8:40pm
December 6, 2015
Scams prevalent around the holidays: Misconception sheds light on the need to be vigilant
WORTHINGTON — An alert was sent out recently to Veterans Service Officers around Minnesota about a potential scam targeting veterans and their families. The alert came from Redwood County Veteran Service Officer Marty Caraway, who had received complaints about an organization called...
December 6, 2015 - 8:37pm
August 5, 2015
IRS scam attempted in Nobles County
WORTHINGTON — A group of would-be scammers is calling Worthington taxpayers, claiming to be with the Internal Revenue Service. The automated call informs victims that they owe money to the IRS and are threatened with a lawsuit by the federal government. To avoid a lawsuit, victims...
August 5, 2015 - 9:27pm
November 20, 2014
Beware of Microsoft Windows scam
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department is warning residents of a Microsoft Windows phone call scam. There have been numerous complaints of a caller who tells a resident that they are calling from Microsoft and that the company has detected a virus on their computer. The...
November 20, 2014 - 3:55pm
October 14, 2014
Letter: Be generous, but beware of scams
It is the time of year when we are receiving request from charitable organizations. Sadly, some of these requests are only for the benefit of the administrators. Recently we received a toothbrush in the mail. We were asked to return the toothbrush to them in the self-addressed, postage...
October 14, 2014 - 7:53pm
March 13, 2014
Worthington officer educates seniors on frauds and scams
WORTHINGTON — Officer Dave Hoffman of the Worthington Police Department visited the Center for Active Living Thursday to spread the word about...
March 13, 2014 - 8:51pm
October 10, 2013
New scam targets area seniors
WORTHINGTON — If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. That’s the most basic piece of advice that Dave Hoffman, Worthington Police Department detective, can give about how not to fall prey to a scam. “Any time people call you saying you won money, it’s too good...
October 10, 2013 - 10:35pm
July 12, 2012
Jury duty scam making rounds
WORTHINGTON -- According to the Better Business Bureau, a classic scam is back in action. People across the country are receiving fake voicemails and text messages stating they have missed jury duty and need to pay a $500 fine or face arrest. More than a dozen states have issued...
July 12, 2012 - 9:04pm
Scam reported by Better Business Bureau
WORTHINGTON -- According to the Better Business Bureau (BBB), President Barack Obama is not offering to pay people's utility bills. A new scam sweeping the nation is claiming Obama will pay utility bills through a new federal program. First Energy Corp. customers in several states...
June 12, 2012 - 9:21pm
April 30, 2012
BBB warning regarding Verizon scam
WORTHINGTON -- Verizon customers are receiving fake emails almost identical to the real alerts many customers get to remind them of monthly payments,...
April 30, 2012 - 9:11pm
April 18, 2012
IRS scam possibly targeting Hispanics
WORTHINGTON -- Although many people across the United States were rushing to finish their taxes by the deadline, Jose had no such problem. He had filed his taxes and already received his return. So he was surprised to receive a phone call Tuesday from the Internal Revenue Service...
April 18, 2012 - 9:35pm
March 21, 2012
Phone scam strikes sheriff's office
LUVERNE -- No, the Rock County Sheriff's Office is not selling any kind of advertising. According to Rock County Sheriff Evan Verbrugge, people in the area have received phone calls lately that are a complete scam. He was informed of a call by a local business owner, who said she...
March 21, 2012 - 8:14pm