The Hollister Police Department states it has documented several reports of residents receiving phone calls advising them they have a warrant for their arrest and need to pay a fine.
The SBC Sheriff’s Office received reports that a scam phone call has re-surfaced in which the caller identifies him/herself as a Deputy with the San Benito County Sheriff’s Office.
Woman reports scammers are claiming to be from the IRS or local police department in an attempt to obtain money fraudulently
Caller claims the recipient missed jury duty and must pay a fine over the phone
Callers claiming to represent IRS are looking to defraud taxpayers
Solicitors are going door-to-door seeking money in the name of Baler baseball and softball
Approximately 1,100 victims have lost an estimated $5 million