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Medicare Phone Scam Reported By Washington County Sheriff’s Office

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The Washington County Sheriff’s Department is reporting several incidents of phone scams involving Medicare. The caller is asking residents for verification of bank account and other personal information. Anyone receiving such a call is advised to be aware, and not go forward with such a request if you are uncertain who the caller represents. Read More »

Map Scam Targets Nemaha County

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Another potential scam, using the name of local government, is making the rounds in the local area.  Nemaha County Sheriff Rich Vernon, involves a phone caller claiming to be selling advertisements for a tri-fold map, which they claim is being sponsored by Nemaha County.  Vernon says he believes the caller is attempting to scam businesses into sending money for maps ... Read More »

Westar Warns Customers to Beware Calls

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Westar Energy customers should be on the alert for fraudulent callers claiming to be Westar Energy employees. Several customers have contacted Westar Energy’s Customer Relations Center after receiving suspicious calls. In most cases, the caller claims to be a Westar Energy customer service representative and tries to get the customer to provide credit card information or other personal information, telling ... Read More »

Grandson calls Grandma for money

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A grandmother in Summerfield received a call from her grandson.  The only problem is that she didn’t have a grandson.  The caller claimed to be a grandchild desperately in need of cash.  This is another scam that has come to our listening area.  With the current economy criminals appear to be working the phone lines and emails harder than ever.  ... Read More »

Phone scam trys to scare persons into sending money.

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Attorney General Steve Six is cautioning Kansans about telephone calls from fake debt collectors who are impersonating law enforcement officers in an effort to extort money.  The caller often states they are collecting a debt related to an internet payday loan.    The scam artists have most recently identified themselves as ACS, National Affidavit Processing Department and United Financial Crime Division, but may ... Read More »