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LADWP Warns Agains Scammers

This holiday season, LADWP is reminding our customers to be vigilant when it comes to potential utility scams, so that their precious, hard-earned dollars stay in their pockets and not in the hands of crooks. Utility scams have become a growing problem for utilities across the nation, and the holiday season is prime time for […]

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Computer scam: Watch out for ‘security alert’

By Charles James Computer tech support scams are a dime a dozen these days and not just over the telephone. Now many people using the browsers on their computers are getting “security alert” pop-up screens that claim to be coming from Microsoft, Windows Tech Support, or a major computer manufacturer such as Dell, HP or […]

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Elderly Mammoth Lakes Resident Victim of Scam

Press release from Dan Watson, Chief of Police, Mammoth Lakes Police Department. An elderly Mammoth Lakes resident was recently the victim of a fraud when she received a phone call from someone claiming to be her grandson. The suspect said he’d been involved in a traffic collision in Lima, Peru and needed funds wired to […]

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