Tag: Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

How To Avoid Social Security Scammers This Holiday Season

Scammers go to great lengths to trick you out of your personal information. We want to help you protect your information by helping you recognize a Social Security imposter. There’s a widespread telephone scam involving callers claiming they are from Social Security. The ‘fake’ caller ID may even show a government number. These callers may […]

DLCA Commissioner Says To Beware Of Robocall Scammers Promising Arrest If You Don’t Return The Call

CHRISTIANSTED — DLCA Commissioner Richard Evangelista said he received a robotic call Tuesday saying there is a pending legal action against him and failure to return the call to discuss the matter may result in the issuance of an arrest warrant. If you receive a similar call, it is likely a scam. Hang up or […]

U.S. Attorney Warns of Phone Scammers Preying Upon the Elderly

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert for the District of the Virgin Islands announced that The Office of Justice Programs’ Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) has received multiple reports that individuals claiming to represent the Department of Justice are contacting members of the public as part of an imposter scam. She […]