BURLINGTON – Chief Michael Kent and the Burlington Police Department wish to warn residents of ongoing home improvement scams in the area and provide tips to avoid being victimized.
Chief Edward Richards reports that residents should be aware of a scam involving an individual falsely claiming to be collecting donations on behalf of Enfield Fire Rescue.
NORTH READING — Chief Michael P. Murphy and the North Reading Police Department are alerting the community and asking for the public’s assistance after an alleged con man scammed a local babysitter out of hundreds of dollars via a gift card scam.
Chief Scott Allen is urgently reiterating law enforcement’s standing warning about telephone scams perpetuated by criminals seeking to con citizens out of their savings.
Chief Seth DiSanto would like to inform residents about a phone scam seeking personal information, claiming that the call recipient has committed Social Security fraud.
WEST NEWBURY — Interim Chief Jeffrey Durand would like to issue a warning to residents about a recent spike in scam callers looking to access computers.
Chief Joseph O’Connor and the Concord Municipal Light Plant are issuing a warning about a recent increase in scam phone calls received by residents regarding callers posing as utility company employees.
WINTHROP — Chief Terence M. Delehanty and the Winthrop Police Department are issuing a warning about a recent sharp increase in scam phone calls received by residents.
Sgt. Kevin W. Kobza is warning Fairhaven residents about a recent telephone scam.
Chief Michael P. Murphy reports that the North Reading Police Department is investigating after a resident received a typed letter in the traditional mail on Monday demanding a blackmail payment be made via the digital currency called Bitcoin.