MELROSE — The Melrose Police Department is warning residents to beware of chimney sweep scams after two city residents were approached by would-be scammers recently.
ARLINGTON — Amid a recent increase in various types of reported scams, Chief Julie Flaherty and the Arlington Police Department would like to share with residents tips on how to prevent themselves from falling victim.
MELROSE — The Melrose Police Department would like to warn of an increasingly common type of scam that uses impersonated email addresses and phone numbers in an attempt to trick businesses and consumers.
NEWBURYPORT — City Marshal Mark Murray reports that the Newburyport Police Department received a report regarding an individual who had been contacted by phone by someone claiming to be a Newburyport police officer and who demanded money.
BLACKSTONE — With tax season now underway, Chief Gregory Gilmore and the Blackstone Police Department would like to advise the community to be careful with personal and financial information when filing, in order to avoid falling victim to common scams.
HOLBROOK — Chief William Smith and the Holbrook Police Department would like to provide tips to help residents protect themselves from scams throughout the holiday season.
WHITMAN — Chief Timothy Hanlon and the Whitman Police Department advise community members to remain vigilant following multiple reports from residents and town employees who have had fraudulent claims for unemployment filed in their name.
SOMERSET — Chief George McNeil and the Somerset Police Department advise community members to remain vigilant following multiple reports from residents who have had fraudulent claims for unemployment filed on their behalf.
AVON — Chief Jeffrey Bukunt and the Avon Police Department advise residents to remain vigilant following multiple reports of potential scams surrounding unemployment assistance.
HOLBROOK — As part of National Crime Prevention Month, Chief William Smith and the Holbrook Police Department wish to warn the public about common types of scams.