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Tag: SCAMMER

Mobile Police Department. Photo: Erica Thomas. Alabama News
Mobile PD warns of scammers posing as officers, threatening arrest

The Mobile Police Department released information about scammers who are posing as employees of the police department and threatening to arrest people.

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Hunt for ‘TikTok Trickster’ underway after Spanish Fort woman fell for love scam

The Spanish Fort Police Department is asking for information to be shared about the man they have dubbed the “TikTok Trickster.”

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FTC: Tuscaloosa ranked most fraud-ridden metro area in the U.S. since 2020

The Tuscaloosa area may be the most fraud-laden metro area in the country, according to statistics from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

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Scammers claim to be U.S. Marshals, officials say; AG Marshall: 'Hang up' if called

A dangerous scam has been attempted on some Lee County businesses, local officials say. According to the Lee County District Attorney’s Office, law enforcement received reports about a person contacting local businesses claiming to be from the U.S. Marshals Office investigating counterfeit bills.

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Law enforcement agencies warning citizens of phone scammers posing as officers

Law enforcement agencies across Alabama have been warning citizens about a phone scam in which crooks use a number that appears to come from the police department or sheriff’s office.