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Beware of Rental Scammers

The Wichita Falls Police Department’s Financial Crimes Unite has seen a rise in persons becoming victims of rental scams from various websites such as craigslist and HotPad. 456 more words

Financial Crimes

Counterfeit Money Passed at Sonic, Suspect Arrested

On 03-15-17, just after 6pm, WFPD Officers were dispatched to the Sonic on Loop 11 in reference to a forgery.  Upon arrival, employees advised that the customer in stall 6 had paid for his order with a counterfeit $50 bill. 48 more words

Financial Crimes

Protect Yourself Against Mail Theives


Be on the lookout for mail thieves! It is that time of year when checks are being received and mailed. Incidents of mail theft are on the rise, and here are some tips to protect yourself – 209 more words

Crime Prevention

I'm not a thief, Ibori says as Delta bigwigs attend his thanksgiving

​I’m not a thief, claims Ibori

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A former Delta State governor, James Ibori , who was convicted of money laundering in the United Kingdom , said on Sunday , that he was not a thief . 938 more words

WFPD Arrest Man for Attempting to Pass Over $700,000.00 in Fraudulent Checks

On Thursday, February 9th, at approximately 3:45 pm officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department were dispatched to the 2700 block of Southwest Parkway to the Wells Fargo bank in reference to a possible forgery in progress. 129 more words

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WFPD Financial Crime Unit Warns of Another SCAM

There has been an increase in fake checks in our area being mailed to victims for various reasons from alleged Secret shopper programs to online fraudulent jobs posted via craigslist. 149 more words

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