DeSoto County Sheriff' Office ~Love Romance SCAMS ARE EVERYWHERE IS IN THE AIR & COMMON ONLINE DATING SCAMS: Fake dating sites claim to be legitimate but are filled with online scammers.Scammers will convince targets to send their personal information in exchange for intimate photos.Military romance... Read More.
Hurricane Ian made our area ripe for scammers who were looking to take advantage of a devastating event. If that wasn't enough local authorities are warning you to watch out for ONLINE scammers this shopping weekend! Unfortunately it's a big holiday for scammers.
DeSoto County Sheriff Warns Of Post-Disaster Insurance ScamsIf you get a phone call about an... 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.
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.
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.
CHARLOTTE COUNTY DETECTIVES ARE INVESTIGATING TWO SCAMS AGAINST ELDERLY WOMEN IN PORT CHARLOTTE. DEPUTIES RECEIVED THE FIRST CALL WEDNESDAY FROM A 78 YEAR OLD WOMAN WHO SAID SHE RECEIVED A CALL FROM A MAN WHO CLAIMED TO BE HER GRANDSON. HE SAID HE WAS... Read More.