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Police: Vienna business hit in gift-card scam

An employee working for an organization at 133 Park St., N.E., received an e-mail on Nov. 2 at noon from someone she believed was the CEO instructing her to purchase gift cards. After the transactions were complete, she realized the...

Police: Victim catches on to gift-card scam before damage done

A resident living on Oak Vale Court told Vienna police on Aug. 22 at 7 a.m. that someone had called him and identified himself as an employee of the resident’s bank. The caller informed the resident of a supposedly fraudulent...

Police: Gift-card scam succeeds again in Vienna

A resident living in the 300 block of Branch Road, S.E., on July 16 at 7:17 p.m. received a phone call from someone who claimed to be from his bank and said there was no money in his account. To...

‘Gift-card scam’ finds another Vienna victim

A resident living in the 400 block of Blair Road, N.W., told Vienna police that on April 29 between 4 and 11:47 a.m. he had clicked on a link through a social-media account and been taken to a page...

Vienna resident taken in gift-card scam

A resident living in the 700 block of Hunter Court, S.W., in mid-July was speaking to a man he believed was from one of his financial institutions when the man instructed the resident to purchase several gift cards and...
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Police: Carjackers take vehicle, abandon it in PG County

On Jan. 25 at 8:05 p.m., a man was inside his parked vehicle in the 2200 block of Crystal...
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