BEDFORD — Chief Robert Bongiorno reports that members of the Bedford Police Department recently gave a talk on scam avoidance to residents of the Carleton-Williard Village, a retirement community on Old Billerica Road.
The Burlington Police Department wish to remind residents to be vigilant in order to protect themselves from falling victim to scams and theft.
STONEHAM — Chief James McIntyre and the Stoneham Police Department would like to alert residents who were victims of a wire transfer scam that they can now get their money back if they made payments through Western Union.
Lawrence Police Department Warns Residents about Spanish-Language Telephone Scams/Departamento de Policía de Lawrence Advierte a los Residentes sobre Estafas Telefónicas en Español
LAWRENCE — Chief James Fitzpatrick and the Lawrence Police Department are warning residents about telephone scams that have been reported to police recently, in which the scam artist speaks Spanish in an attempt to con a resident out of their money or personal information.
MELROSE — Chief Michael L. Lyle and the Melrose Police Department would like to warn residents about a prevalent computer scam and advise community members to never wire money to anyone they do not know.
READING — Chief Mark D. Segalla and Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian announce that the Reading Police Department, in conjunction with the Sheriff’s Office, met with seniors this week to discuss new and emerging scams targeting residents of all ages.
MELROSE – Chief Michael L. Lyle announces that the Melrose Police Department will host its May community meeting on senior and summer safety later this month.
CHELMSFORD — Chief James Spinney reports that the Chelmsford Police Department has partnered with businesses in town to deter fraudulent wire transfers.
BEDFORD — Chief Robert Bongiorno announces that the Bedford Police Department is collaborating with businesses in town to prevent fraudulent wire transfers.
CARLISLE — After receiving several reports of the same IRS scam affecting residents, Chief John Fisher and the Carlisle Police Department would like to advise the community to be careful with their financial information during tax season.