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Police: Scammers fail to score cash from intended victim

On Sept. 21 at noon, a Vienna resident living in the 400 block of Echols Street, S.E., reported receiving a phone call from someone purporting to be from a government agency, advising him that they had observed suspicious transactions...

Police: Bank employee alerts woman to scam

On Sept. 24 at 1:29 p.m., a resident of the 100 block of East Street, N.E., reported that she received an alert on her computer indicating that her bank accounts had been compromised, Vienna police said. The resident called the...

Police: Victim discovers he’s been scammed, but it’s too late

A resident living in the 500 block of Princess Court, S.W., informed Vienna police on Aug. 30 at 7:46 a.m. that he had received a call from a man claiming to be an agent and stating that the resident...

Police: Scammer makes threats over ‘compromising’ images

A resident living in the 700 block of Kingsley Road, S.W., on July 9 at 2:41 p.m. received an e-mail from an unknown person who was threatening to release compromising videos if the resident did not send money to...

Police: Caller tries to rope homeowner into inspection scam

A woman living in the 400 block of Windover Avenue, N.W., told Vienna police on May 23 at 1:09 p.m. that a person had contacted her via e-mail and claimed to work for the resident’s homeowner-insurance company. The caller claimed...

Resident reports being harassed in computer-virus scam

A resident living in the 900 block of Dale Court, S.E., told Vienna police that on Sept. 14 last year he received an online notification that his computer had a virus. The notification listed a phone number to call for...
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