Local residents should beware of new scams in which victims are receiving threatening phone calls from crooks who are using scare tactics in an attempt to steal their money, the Lost Hills Sheriff’s station reports.
Recently, deputies at the station have taken two reports from residents who received these scam phone calls in which the caller claims a close family member has been kidnapped. Fortunately in these cases, the money was never sent to the fraud artists.
In some of the cases repo...
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