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Customers of several utilities in Virginia have been getting phone calls telling them they are late on their bills and their service will be shut off unless they pay up. And the scammers may use caller ID to fool you.
It is almost as certain a sign of spring as the robins: Young people showing up at your front door offering specials on magazine subscriptions.
The air is getting warmer and the days longer, and that means summer vacation planning is in full swing.
Police are warning of two new telephone scams. One involves crooks claiming to work for the police, while the other claims a relative of yours has been hurt in an accident.
Prince George's County detectives are warning residents of a phone scam that threatens to blackmail residents' in order to ask their financial information.
The Virginia Department of Taxation and Fairfax County police Wednesday issued warnings to residents about the unrelated financial schemes.
Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is warning residents about a text message scam that falsely suggests recipients have won a gift card to a store.
Dominion Virginia Power is warning customers about a nationwide scam involving an offer to pay their utility bills through a federal program.
Emails are going out to military personnel and some civilian workers, suggesting that if they're receiving disability benefits, they may be eligible for more. It's a scam.
As warmer weather approaches, homeowners are being warned of a surprising door-to-door scam.