Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Avoiding Fraud

Unsure about an offer too good to be true?  Did you meet someone who is promising money in exchange for assistance now?  Is someone calling and saying you owe money you don’t recall receiving, and wanting you to pay it back in non-traditional ways?

Before handing over your hard-earned money, seek guidance from a trusted friend or family member or from the police department because these likely are scams.

Here are 10Things You Can Do to Avoid Fraud, courtesy of the Federal Trade Commission.

In an Emergency, dial 9-1-1
For 24-Hour Police Calls for Service in the City of Los Alamitos, dial (562) 594-7232
For Police Business Services in the City of Los Alamitos, dial (562) 431-2255 ext. 402