Tag: scams

Tax Season Leads to Increase in Scam Attempts

Bagley, MN — With it being tax time, the Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office is once again seeing an abundance of reports or apparent scams. Through phone calls and emails, scammers are always finding new and creative ways to get your personal information and take your hard earned money, according to Clearwater County Sheriff Darin Halverson.…
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February 17, 2022 0

Border Bank is warning the Borderland about Scammers and Phishers.

Kris Lasila and Mike Bolstad talk about the scammers trying to take what’s yours.

July 28, 2021 0

Aitkin Police Chief Paul Ryan talks new officers, construction impact on traffic

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/5/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin Police Department continues to be ready and is now more than prepared for summer events and activity after recently talking with Chief Paul Ryan in our monthly conversation. Chief Ryan noted that Highway 210 construction work will play a factor into traffic coming to and…
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July 5, 2021 0

Aitkin County Sheriff Dan Guida monthly update on Pipeline portest, seasonal concerns

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (3/2/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin County Sheriff Dan Guida’s monthly conversation this month focused on activity at the various demonstration sites along the Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline replacement within his jurisdiction while touching on seasonal messages and scams. Sheriff Guida says that as the weather continues to improve toward Spring, that…
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March 2, 2021 0

Be Weary of Scams, Especially Covid Vaccine Scams

By: Dawson Peterson dawsonrjradio@arvig.net (2/16/21) Polk County, MN — Scams seem to be so common in today’s day in age. You can’t go one day without receiving a call from a phone number you don’t recognize trying to scam you. There is one common them though, scammers have evolved making the tricks that they are…
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February 16, 2021 0

Be Aware of Counterfeit Money and Continued Scammers This Time of Year

By: Dawson Peterson dawsonrjradio@arvig.net (1/13/21) Fosston, MN — According to the United States Department of Treasury, an estimated $70 Million in counterfeit bills are in circulation. Counterfeit money can pop up virtually anywhere with the constant exchange of bills every day. Most recently, at Ultima Bank in Fosston, they came across a counterfeit $20 Bill.…
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January 13, 2021 0

Cuyuna Area Connections presents ways to avoid COVID-19 Scams and Frauds

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/9/20) (Deerwood, MN) — Even in the time of a pandemic, scams and fraud continues to be an ongoing issue for Lakes residents and Seniors. Cuyuna Area Connections presented multiple ways in avoiding such instances with a special webinar on Wednesday. Marty Fleischacker, with the Minnesota Department of Commerce, mentioned the…
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December 10, 2020 0

Polk County Sheriff’s Update With Sheriff Tadman

By: Dawson Peterson dawsonrjradio@arvig.net (11/6/20) Polk County, MN — Covid-19 cases are on a rapid rise not only in Minnesota but a good portion of the midwest which is the opposite of how the early part of the pandemic occurred with coastal areas of the U.S. being hit the hardest. Now our local communities are…
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November 6, 2020 0

Aitkin County Deputy Paul Bruggeman talks TZD, hunting, and scams

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarmqmail.com (10/19/20) (Aitkin, MN) — The changing of the weather includes more hazards on the roadways and Aitkin County Toward Zero Deaths continues to inform the public on initiatives to keep everyone safe. We spoke with Aitkin County Sheriff Deputy, and former TZD coordinator, Paul Bruggeman on how the number of fatalities…
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October 19, 2020 0