Wright County Sheriff Warns Of Tax Phone ScamsWith tax season here, a lot of scammers are hoping to get your hard-earned money. The Wright County Sheriff's Office said it's received about 20 calls a day stating supposed IRS employee are threatening to arrest people over unpaid taxes.
Wisconsin Sees Increase Of Identity Theft ComplaintsWisconsin consumer protection officials compiling a list of top complaints in 2015 say identity theft is on the rise.
Henn. Co. Sheriff: Beware Of Phone ScammersThe Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is warning citizens about phone scams. Residents have reported being called by people who claim arrest warrants are out for them due to unpaid court fees, fines or missed jury duty. The sheriff's office says the calls have led to unauthorized credit card use, identity theft and other forms of fraud.
Teen Hotline Says Scammer Is Jamming Lines, Demanding MoneyYoung people in crisis in Minnesota may have trouble calling a local helpline. "The Bridge for Youth" organization said that cyber attackers seeking money shut down the center's main phone number Tuesday morning.
Fla. Man, 33, Charged With Swindling Minn. Senior Citizens A 33-year-old Florida man has been charged with allegedly scamming senior citizens from various parts of Minnesota, the Dakota County Attorney's Office announced Wednesday.