JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – A joint inter-agency law enforcement task force is investigating several local cases of “sextortion” blackmail cases. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said the Southern Oregon Child Exploitation Team is looking into seven cases of sexual extortion ...

There’s a scam circulating, and it involves a former lottery winner. Multiple people claim they received texts that a lottery winner randomly selected them to receive thousands of dollars. That is a scam. Scammers are posing as someone working for ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public about potential scam phone calls. Recently, a citizen told JCSO they received a phone call from someone claiming to be a DEA agent from another state. The ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Local law enforcement officers are warning the public about a pair of scams targeting Rogue Valley residents. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said people are reporting they’re getting calls requesting money to resolve warrants for missing ...

Author: Christine Pitawanich PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — Cryptocurrency is new and exciting, but it’s also complicated to understand —which means it can be easy to get duped. On Wednesday, experts at the FBI’s Portland Division gave some pointers on how ...

SALEM, Ore. – The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Oregon branch is sounding the alarm about bomb threat scams. The FBI said it has received several complaints through its Internet Complaint Center about a new threat that businesses and agencies across ...

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. – A Jacksonville man said he was scammed out of almost $2,000 after working for DoorDash. He’s now trying to make sure it doesn’t happen to anyone else. Dru Philips is born and raised in the Rogue Valley, ...

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. – The Britt Music and Arts Festival is seeing an increase in ticket scams this year. Britt said ticket resellers like StubHub, Seat Geeks, and Tickets-Center are settling Britt tickets at inflated values. For example, ZZ Top tickets ...

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety wants to warn people about a scam going on in Josephine County. Sergeant Mike Miner with GPDPS says people have been getting phone calls from someone, asking them if ...

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath Falls residents are being warned about a potential scam. The city is sounding the alarm about people pretending to be with the public works department sending text messages about a water shutoff with a link ...

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