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Beware of FEMA Impersonators

Charlotte County, FL – October 20, 2022Sadly, as our community rebuilds, some will see this as an opportunity to make a quick buck. To help combat fraud and scams, FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency asks that you report any suspicious activity to the disaster... Read More.


On June 9, 2021, the Punta Gorda Police Department responded to a home on Napoli Lane regarding a suspicious incident. The homeowner stated that two individuals came her door on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 around 7:30 p.m. The two individuals, one white male and... Read More.

Beware Of Storm Chasers In The Aftermath Of Eta

Better Business Bureau ~ While Eta made landfall as a Tropical Storm, high winds and substantial amounts of rain has caused flooding.  Those affected will start to evaluate any damage done and begin the clean-up process.Better Business Bureau encourages consumers to take the time... Read More.

Beware Of Rental Property and Online Scams

Charlotte County Sherri’s Office warns that Rental property scams are often found on local buy, sell, trade websites such as Craigslist, Facebook Marketplace, Facebook groups, etc.When engaging in a rental transaction, or real-estate purchase transaction through an online classified, consumers should fully vet the... Read More.

Beware of Coronavirus Scams

Many scammers are taking advantage of concerned and frightened citizens during the coronavirus pandemic. It is important that everyone remain extra diligent to ensure that they do not fall victim to any of these scams. Here are some tips that will help you protect... Read More.