WFPD Summer Safety Tip #2 – Beware of Scams

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Crooks use clever schemes to defraud millions of people every year. They often combine sophisticated technology with age-old tricks to get people to send money or give out personal information. They add new twists to old schemes and pressure people to make important decisions on the spot. One thing that never changes: they follow the headlines — and the money.

Stay a step ahead with the latest info and practical tips from the nation’s consumer protection agency. Browse the Federal Trade Commission scam alerts website by clicking here: http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/scam-alerts

Remember, if it sounds too good to be true it probably is!  If you feel that you have fallen victim to any of these scams, please notify the Wichita Falls Police Department at 940-761-7792.

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