Scam Alert

Trenton Police Department warning residents of “Grandparent Scam” and “Emergency Scam”

The Trenton Police Department advises that several residents have recently reported receiving calls involving the “Emergency” or “Grandparent Scam”. An “Emergency Scam” is someone receives a call, email, or social media message from a person claiming to be a family member in distress. The person may claim to have been arrested while traveling overseas or […]

Scam Alert

More scams hit Livingston County

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports a scam involving emails and other notifications sent from outside the United States to local citizens. The emails and notifications inform a citizen that the scammer has evidence of him or having an affair and demand a specific amount of money to “destroy evidence” to not make it known. […]

New Medicare Card

Beware scams as new Medicare cards arrive in mailboxes

New Medicare cards are on their way to everyone enrolled in the program. Cards will be mailed automatically and free of charge, however, people should be wary of anyone calling to offer assistance with the cards or to request money or personal information, says Brenda Procter, University of Missouri associate extension professor. “Any time changes […]

Chillicothe Police Department

IRS Scammers hit Chillicothe residents

The Chillicothe Police Department kept busy over the weekend, and are informing the public about an IRS scam that is hitting the area. A person is calling residents claiming to work for the IRS or U.S. Treasury and claiming there is a problem with your taxes or unpaid taxes.  They then threaten to call the […]