Prior Lake Police Assist In Midwest Phone Scam ArrestsThe suspects have allegedly been calling people telling them a loved one has been arrested and are in need of money for bail and attorney fees.
St. Cloud Police Warn Of Scammer Posing As Law EnforcementSt. Cloud Police are issuing a warning after reports of a scammer allegedly impersonating law enforcement.
Phone Scammers Are Pretending To Be Members Of The St. Louis County Sheriff’s OfficeThe scammers claim that the recipient missed a court appearance regarding jury duty, or that they have a warrant.
Report: Phone Scam Victim Wired $10K To Person Claiming To Be Rochester Police ChiefPolice in Rochester say a woman is out of $10,000 after she wired it to someone claiming to be with the police department.
Polk Co. Sheriff: Beware Of Phone ScammersThe Polk County Sheriff's Office is warning the public about phone scams.
U.S. Marshals Service Warns Of Impostor Phone ScamThe U.S. Marshals Service has received hundreds of calls from people nationwide regarding scammers who are impersonating caller IDs and asking people for money, the agency said. The agency says con artists are attempting to collect "fines" for failing to report to jury duty.
'They Are Relentless': St. Paul Police Warn Of Phone ScammersAuthorities in St. Paul are warning residents to be on alert for scammers who pretend to be representatives of law enforcement agencies and demand payments of thousands of dollars.
Caller Tricks Richfield Woman Out Of $10KOfficials are investigating after a scammer claiming to be a Hennepin County sheriff’s deputy tricked a Richfield woman out of $10,000.
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.