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Beware of Counterfeit $100 Bills in Lawton
Beware of Counterfeit $100 Bills in Lawton
Well, that didn't take too long. There's a new scam in Lawton, Fort Sill. It's seems like as soon as a scam is identified, another quickly takes it's place. This time around it's counterfeit money, so be on the look out for fake $100 bills. Several local and area businesses have reported receiving these counterfeit bills. LPD (Lawton Police Department) have confirmed this and are warning business owners and people in general to be very careful when dealing with cash transactions.
Another Scam is Being Reported in Lawton!
Another Scam is Being Reported in Lawton!
Well it certainly didn't take long, no time at all in fact, for another scam to start making the rounds here in town. It seems like every time a scam is identified and finally stamped out, another one is quick to replace it. There's no shortage of people looking to steal your money and identity. You have to be on the look out and on guard for potential scams and scammers at all times these days. Otherwise you'll end up broke or have your credit and reputation destroyed. Well, we have yet another scam that's been reported in Lawton, Fort Sill.
Scam Alert- The “Grandparents” Scam is Back!
Scam Alert- The “Grandparents” Scam is Back!
Well, it didn't take long before scammers returned to Lawton, Fort Sill and the surrounding area to rob people of their money, identities and piece of mind. Be on guard and very careful with both your money and identity, the "Grandparents" scam has come back to town. I really hope that those committing this crime are caught and severely punished. I hate all scammers, but those who target the elderly are especially vile. Locally there have been reports of this scam making the rounds and unfortunately a few people have already fallen victim.
Scam Alert- Fake Calls From Police With Arrest Warrants!
Scam Alert- Fake Calls From Police With Arrest Warrants!
BEWARE. There's a new, or a new spin on a recent scam making the rounds in Lawton, Fort Sill. Whatever you do DON'T FALL FOR IT. It's very similar to the scam we reported several months ago where you'd receive a random call from an unknown number. The person on the phone tells you, or leaves a message saying they're with the Lawton Police Department. They may even say they're an officer and that there's a warrant out for your arrest. They instruct you to pay a fine or be taken to jail. IT'S A SCAM!
Green Dot Card SCAM
Green Dot Card SCAM
The Green Dot Card is a reloadable, prepaid card you can pick up at grocery stores, big box stores and others.  It's also a part of a huge number of scams that are sweeping the country and, most recently, in Lawton.
Lady Scamming People in a Parking Lot for Gas Money Gets Busted! [VIDEO]
Lady Scamming People in a Parking Lot for Gas Money Gets Busted! [VIDEO]
There's a lot of people scamming others out of their hard earned cash, especially around this time of year. Don't get me wrong, there are a lot of people who could genuinely use some help and are honest about their situation. On the other hand you have people like this lady who scam people with a sob story and are dishonest about what they're doing. I hate seeing this type of thing.

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