WASHINGTON – As the new year begins, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers to protect their personal and financial information throughout the year and watch out for IRS impersonation scams, along with other schemes, that try to trick people out of their hard-earned money. These schemes can involve text message scams, e-mail schemes, and phone […]
The Anchorage Police Department has received information that scammers are calling citizens claiming to be Anchorage Police Officers. The names the scammers are providing are names of real APD officers. If you receive a call from someone claiming to be a police officer remember: Law enforcement will NEVER ask for any form of payment. If […]
Phone Scam Warning – The Municipal Clerk’s Office is not making phone calls regarding fraud investigations.
The Anchorage Municipal Clerk’s Office has received multiple calls regarding a phone scam wherein the caller is claiming they work for the Municipal Clerk’s Office, or the Anchorage County Court Clerk, and they are conducting a fraud investigation involving the person whom they are calling. The phone number showing up on the victim’s Caller ID is […]
(Anchorage, AK) – The U.S. Marshals Service is warning the public today of a telephone scam involving a fraudulent caller contacting members of the public and alleging they, or their family members, have an active federal arrest warrant and demanding payment of fines. Recently, there were reported attempts of a fraudulent caller who identified himself […]