Sheriff’s Office Warns of Phone Scam

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office wants to warn people about a scam. The Sheriff’s Office reports an individual in Jackson County received a phone call from someone claiming to be with the Federal Treasury Enforcement Agency. The individual told the victim that the victim and their property were subject to a lawsuit. … Continue reading »

Authorities Warn of “Grandchild” Scam

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — Oregon families are being warned about a scam, in which a caller poses as a grandchild in trouble to get money. Two recent incidences have been reported in eastern Oregon. An Oregon State Police detective says, in one case, the imposter was using newspaper anniversary announcements or obituaries to find names … Continue reading »