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Spoof Using Rockford Police Number Reborn? Or Actual Wrong Number from Rockford Police?

In February 2020 the City of Rockford notified the community about phone call scams involving phone numbers associated with the Rockford Police Department. According to Rockford, Illinois CBS affiliate WIFR, the Rockford Police Department was […]

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Arlington Heights Police, FTC Warn of Utility Bill Scams That Ask For Payment by Greendot, Paypal, Prepaid Gift Cards

Arlington Heights Police Department reported two businesses scammed by fraudulent offenders claiming to be calling from ComEd and calling to collect past due bills. Whether this is an alarming new trend in our area, or […]

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Spoofing, Swatting, Now There’s Doxxing or Doxing: Politicians, Celebrities Personal Info Published

Authorities and celebrities were grappling with how to respond to a website that posted what appears to be private financial information about top government officials and stars such as Jay-Z and Mel Gibson. Doxxing or […]