Fraud http://peoriapublicradio.org en Police events to target scamming http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/police-events-target-scamming <p>The Peoria Police Department is hosting events to educate senior citizens on how to avoid falling for scams. The presentations will cover home repair fraud, phone scams, and door to door scams. The hour-long presentations will be held May 22nd and the 29th at 11 am at the Peoria Police Department. Seats are limited. Those interested should RSVP by May 16th at (309) 494-8378.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 06 May 2013 19:42:28 +0000 Deborah Oldenkamp 5141 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Police events to target scamming IL State Rep. fights fraud charges http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/il-state-rep-fights-fraud-charges <p></p><div>Attorneys are coming out with their defense for an indicted Illinois state representative charged with bank fraud. IPR’s Tony Arnold reports.</div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">State Representative </span>LaShawn<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Ford was indicted late last year on 17 counts of bank fraud and lying to the bank.</span></p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 20:20:19 +0000 Deborah Oldenkamp 4854 at http://peoriapublicradio.org IL State Rep. fights fraud charges