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Oregonians should be wary of coronavirus scams

SALEM, ORE.– The Oregon Division of Financial Regulation is warning Oregonians about potential scams related to coronavirus. The department says scams are always a problem but it’s already noticed a few related to the pandemic. “These are typical types of scams that …

Social Security scam calls on the rise

SALEM, Ore. – A Social Security scam targeting Oregonians has become widespread enough to catch the attention of the Oregon Department of Revenue. State officials said they’re seeing a spike in reports from concerned citizens regarding suspicious phone calls. “The callers fraudulently …

Scam gone wrong, scammers call on-duty officer

MEDFORD, Ore. — Scammers hoping to cash in called the wrong person yesterday. According to Medford Police Department, an on-duty officer received a call from someone claiming to be from the IRS. The scammer demanded the officer pay for some pre-paid gift …

“You have a warrant” phone scams continue

MEDFORD, Ore. – Local police are reminding the public about an ongoing phone scam. The Medford Police Department said over the past couple of weeks, they’ve been getting calls regarding a telephone scam. “Individuals are receiving calls telling them they have a …

Phone scam hitting the Rogue Valley

MEDFORD, Ore. – Local police are warning the public about a potential scam hitting the Rogue Valley. The Medford Police Department said over the past couple of weeks, they’ve been getting calls regarding a telephone scam. “Individuals are receiving calls telling them …

Phone scam reported in Klamath County

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. – If you suddenly get a call out of the blue from someone saying you’ve been awarded a government grant, it may be a scam that’s been reported locally. Someone claiming to work with mygovernmentgrants.com will cold call residents …