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Scammers posing as police target Alexandria

Alexandria police say they've received more than 20 calls from residents reporting a phone scam in the area.

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 05:27am EDT

Tags: Alexandria Police, scam, Alexandria, MEgan Cloherty

Phone scammers say they are from Md. sheriff's department, request money

Imagine getting a phone call from someone -- a sheriff's deputy -- saying there's a warrant out for your arrest.

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 05:12am EDT

Tags: kate Ryan, Montgomery County, social security numbers, Darren Popkin

Police warn of Arlington County phone scammers

In Arlington County, the telephone rings and the caller, a scammer, says he's a lieutenant with the sheriff's office.

Wednesday - 02/26/2014, 07:44am EST

Tags: dick uliano, Arlington, Arlington Police

Local woman scared by fake kidnapping phone scam

A scam has returned to the region and it's prompting a warning from police.

Friday - 07/12/2013, 04:53am EDT

Tags: kidnapping scam, Howard County police, Hank Silverberg

International phone scam strikes Loudoun County

Loudoun County, Va., officials are warning people in the region of scammers who are calling victims and posing as the local sheriff's office. And these crook aren't easy to catch, according to officials.

Thursday - 07/11/2013, 04:55am EDT

Tags: earl cook, Hank Silverberg, Loudoun County

Montgomery Co. Police: Scam phone calls on rise

Montgomery County Police say that fraudulent phone calls, looking to separate you from your personal information or your money, have been on a sharp rise in the past week.

Monday - 06/17/2013, 03:39am EDT

Tags: scam, fraud, kathy stewart, Montgomery County Police Department

BGE warns of new phone scam

In the scam, customers are told their bills are overdue and that they need a specific Visa card to pay them off.

Monday - 04/15/2013, 04:09am EDT

Tags: bge, Baltimore Gas and Electric, thomas warren, visa, credit cards

Montgomery Co. phone scam preys on family ties

At least two people have been bilked out of hundreds of dollars by a phone scam that has been hitting Montgomery County.

Monday - 03/04/2013, 01:00pm EST

Tags: spoofing,

Police warn of phone scam targeting the elderly

Montgomery County Police are warning people about a telephone scam after responding to five incidents in the Friendship Heights area since October.

Sunday - 11/25/2012, 02:57pm EST

Tags: Montgomery County Police, scam,

Smooth-talking phone scammers target senior citizens

In Fairfax County, three senior citizens lost more than $22,000 to scammers in the last few weeks.

Tuesday - 01/24/2012, 05:15am EST

Tags: scams, Fairfax Police, Lucy Caldwell, Fair Oaks, Springfield