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Auburn FedEx email scam averted but many more to be alert for

When Auburn resident Glen Cleveland checked his emails recently, one immediately stood out. The official-sounding “FedEx undeliverable parcel notification” stated Clev ...

Auburn store's lottery ticket "pinning" scam exposed by sharp-eyed player

Auburn's Doug Randall said he felt betrayed. Then he felt like he just as well might have thrown his money away. But then he took action. Randall discovered what h ...

Craigslist scam being tied to Meadow Vista man widening

AUBURN CA - The extent of a Meadow Vista man?s alleged Craigslist time-share scam is widening, Placer County Sheriff?s investigators say. William Lordier was arrested on fraud cha ...

UPC-code-switching scam discovered after arrest of two Reno men

An elaborate UPC-switching scam came unraveled in the parking lot of North Auburn’s Home Depot earlier this week, leaving two Reno men facing multiple charges related to the thef ...

Schools warned of fundraising con that trades on choking game tragedy

Scammers were at work at a Del Oro High School football game. And in a twisted turn to a tragedy days earlier, used a fake fund-raising scheme in the wake of the death of Bear Riv ...