A Local Uptick in Scams | News

NEWPORT- Local residents and law enforcement have seen an uptick in a series of scam calls and emails in recent months.

Whether over the phone or through social media, Fraud Watch has noticed a number of consistencies with each of the scams. Often these calls will come from either someone posing as an agent of a reputable government agency, or even as someone who may be close to you. These scams are often targeting vulnerable members of our communities and particularly senior citizens.

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