• SCAM ALERT: Scam Callers Targeting Imperial Irrigation District Customers

    Scammers are targeting Imperial Irrigation District customers with what appear to be legitimate company numbers, the irrigation district announced Wednesday. Callers have been contacting district customers with legitimate company numbers over the last several days, threatening to cut power off if payments are not quickly made, according to district officials. When customers return these scam […]

  • Scammers target seniors seeking COVID immunizations

    Riverside County seniors were warned Tuesday to be on guard against a telephone and email scam in which victims are tricked into giving out their personal information while being “helped” in securing a coronavirus vaccination. According to the Department of Public Social Services, the scam surfaced nationwide in the last year and recently targeted county […]

  • DMV Warns Customers of Phishing Scam

    The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has learned of a text message phishing scam related to REAL ID and reminds customers that it will never ask for personal information related to driver’s license number, Social Security number or financial information through email, text or over the phone. The DMV has heard from multiple customers […]

  • IID warns customers of ongoing scams

    Imperial Irrigation District is warning customers of ongoing scam calls, emails and in person contact demanding payments. “If you are contacted by anyone who threatens something like this, it is likely fraudulent activity,” said IID in a statement, “If your electric account is delinquent, IID will notify you—in writing—before your service is shut-off for non-payment.” […]

  • Here’s Olivia Jade Giannulli’s fake athletic profile listing her as a champion coxswain

    The fake athletic profile that portrayed Olivia Jade Giannulli as a gold medal-winning crew coxswain and helped her gain admission to USC was included in a legal filing by prosecutors Friday in the college admissions scam. The profile lists Giannulli’s skill set as “awareness, organization, direction and steering” and says that “she is highly talented […]

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