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    // Ocala, Florida - Ocala Utility Services (OUS) has issued a warning to its customers about a bill payment scam that is targeting utility customers. The scam targets both business and residential customers. The scam Someone calls and states...
    // Consumers who shop at Walmart should pay extra close attention when using a self checkout kiosk. Too often people rely on the capability and accuracy of technology; essentially making the human brain lazy when it comes...
      Marion County -- Residents should beware of traveling "home improvement" contractors looking to scam you out of your money. The con artists are targeting Central Florida residents, and often prey on the elderly. The frequency of these types of...
      Ocala, Florida -- Residents should beware of door-to-door salesmen offering meats for sale, or offering to take orders for meat to be delivered. The scam or sales pitch goes something like this: A "salesman" will come to your door and...
      Orlando, Florida -- At the request of the Federal Trade Commission and the Office of the Florida Attorney General, a U.S. district court has temporarily halted and frozen the assets of an Orlando-based operation that used pre-recorded telephone calls,...
      Ocala, Florida -- Ocala Electric Utilities customers have recently been targeted with fraud calls. OPD has taken one report report ; where that customer was taken for $500. However OEU says they have received several calls from customers...
    If you are someone that enjoys the ease of advertising items for sale on Craigslist you should be aware of the possible scams that are lurking involving prospective buyers of your merchandise. The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office has been...