Northern New York Newspapers
Watertown
Ogdensburg
Massena-Potsdam
Lowville
Carthage
Malone
NNY Business
NNY Living
NNY Ads
Sat., Nov. 22
SUBSCRIBE
Serving the communities of Massena and Potsdam, New York
Related Stories

Ogdensburg police warn against mail and phone scams

PREV
NEXT
ARTICLE OPTIONS
A A
print this article
e-mail this article

The Ogdensburg Police Department is warning residents of the following phone and mail scams circulating in the community:

n A bulk mailing signed by Joseph Hill, claims agent, or Lori Welch, promotion manager, on behalf of Advance Financial Settlements LLC, Los Angeles, Calif., informs residents of their lottery resources management services and requests payment verification.

n A male caller with a foreign accent identified by city police as Lawyer Fairbanks with the telephone number of 518-207-3023 is calling city residents advising them they have won money. However, the caller asks personal questions concerning bank accounts.

City police are advising the public to not give out personal information such as dates of birth, Social Security numbers, and banking information, and to report any contact with these or other suspected scams.

Commenting rules:
  1. Stick to the topic of the article/letter/editorial.
  2. When responding to issues raised by other commenters, do not engage in personal attacks or name-calling.
  3. Comments that include profanity/obscenities or are libelous in nature will be removed without warning.
Violators' commenting privileges may be revoked indefinitely. By commenting you agree to our full Terms of Use.
Giveaway
Syracuse Football Tickets Giveaway
Connect with Us
DCO on FacebookWDT on Twitter