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Real estate agent warns others of rental scams

MEDFORD, Ore. —  A local realtor is warning people about the dangers of rental scams. For RE/MAX Integrity Real Estate Agent Elle Powell, she said three of her homes have been listed with untrustworthy information. She tells NBC5 News shes received more than a dozen …

Officials warning the public about paving scams

Sacramento, Calif. – Many asphalt roads and driveways in northern California are crumbling due to this heavy rain and snow this winter. That’s attracting unlicensed paving and seal coating contractors to sweep in from out of state. The California Contractors State Licensing …

Phone scam demands money to avoid arrest

Josephine County, Ore. – The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office is warning local residents about an apparent phone scam that’s been reported in southern Oregon. JSCO said they’ve received a report of a citizen receiving a phone call from a man claiming to …

NBC5 News investigation: Behind the scams

Medford, Ore. — For scammers, conning you out of your money is a way of life. And as awareness spreads of their tactics, these criminals are only getting more ruthless, and their targets more vulnerable. Getting into the mind of a scam …

Police warn of Craigslist rental scam

Medford, Ore. — Medford police are warning of a new rental scam. MPD says a craigslist ad was posted for a property on Ridgepine Way, which is currently for sale. The post used pictures from the original “for sale” ad, and marketed it …