Commerce Dept.: Criminals Posing As Police In ID Theft CallsMinnesotans beware: criminals are aiming to steal your money by posing as members of law enforcement over the phone. The Minnesota Commerce Department says phone scammers are calling people and claiming they are investigating an identity fraud case that involves the victim.
St. Cloud Police Warn Of Phone Scam Targeting Int’l StudentsPolice in St. Cloud are warning the public about a phone scam that seems to be targeting international students.
Washington County Warns Of Deputy-Impersonating Credit Card ScamA man impersonating a sheriff's deputy has been calling Washington County residents and threatening to arrest them if they don't pay fines or tickets by phone with pre-paid credit cards.
Minneapolis Police Issue Warning On Phone ScamsResidents have reported receiving phone calls from males and females from a number that matches the Minneapolis Police Department's Fifth Precinct on caller ID. Authorities say the caller identifies themselves as being with the IRS and that the Minneapolis Police Department is going to "put them behind bars."
St. Cloud Phone Scam Continues, Caller Impersonating A CopAn apparent phone scam targeting foreign students at St. Cloud State University is continuing. The caller is now self-identifying as a police officer, providing a badge number and telling victims that they are going to be arrested.
Police: Phone Scam Targeting St. Cloud State StudentsThe St. Cloud Police Department said Thursday its front desk has taken several phone calls from citizens saying they are getting calls from the department's non-emergency number. Authorities say the calls appear to be targeting foreign students and are coming from one individual claiming to be with the IRS.
Phone Scammer Posing As Ramsey Co. Sheriff’s OfficeThe Ramsey County Sheriff's Office is asking the public to beware of calls from a scam artist posing as a member of the sheriff's office. Officials say several citizens have reported receiving phone calls from someone asking them to settle up unpaid warrants by placing money on a prepaid card.
Edina Police Impersonator Running Phone ScamEdina Police say someone who's trying to make some quick cash is pretending to be from their department.
MOA Issues Warning On Phone ScamThe Mall of America is warning the public about a phone scam in which callers offer to assist in renewing a magazine subscription or other services.