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Peoria Public Radio News
4:26 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

Peoria police warn of bank scam text message

The Peoria Police Department is warning of a fake text message scam involving Southside bank.  They say residents may have received a fake text concerning the ‘deactivation’ of their bank accounts.  The bank is automatically shutting down card numbers that appear to be compromised.  But no financial losses have been reported so far. 

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Peoria Public Radio News
11:38 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Peoria County Sheriff's Office warning of new scam

The Peoria County Sheriff’s office is warning residents of a new scam. The department says people are receiving calls that they have an active warrant. The caller then gives victims instructions on how to pay the warrants. The Sheriff’s Office says it never makes calls about warrants and they must be taken care of in-person. Residents receiving these calls are encouraged to call the County Sheriff’s Office.  

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