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Windsor woman loses $24,000 to lottery scam, say police

A Windsor woman is out more than $24,000 after she fell prey to what police call the “lottery scam.”

The recent incident involved the victim receiving an unsolicited phone call telling her she had won $2.5 million. 387 more words

Local News

Windsor police seek user of stolen credit card

Windsor police are looking for a man who used a stolen credit card multiple times at multiple locations.

Security cameras recorded the suspect allegedly using the card in transactions at various businesses. 83 more words

Local News

Cybersecurity Incident & Important Consumer Information

The Wichita Falls Police Department’s Financial Crimes Unit is wanting to make sure everyone is aware of a recent cyber attack against one of the leading consumer credit reporting agency and steps that you can take to help ensure that your identity is protected. 108 more words

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Windsor police lay charges in Wyandotte Street West arson

A Windsor man has been charged for allegedly starting the blaze at a Wyandotte Street West garage over the weekend.

Long Thai, 44, faces charges of arson with disregard for human life and breach of probation. 77 more words

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Civil Society Groups to Organize Sit-Out For Ex-Minister's Extradition

A coalition of civil society groups on Thursday said they would commence a two-day sit-out to press for the extradition of the former Minister for Petroleum, Mrs Diezani Allison Madueke. 224 more words

Politics

WFPD Seeing Increase in Counterfeit Currency

Over the past couple of weeks The Wichita Falls Police Department has seen an increase in counterfeit bills being reported in the local area. The majority of the bills are 100’s. 108 more words

Crime Prevention

Ticket Scam Alert

The Wichita Falls Police Department’s Financial Crimes Unit would like to remind people to be cautious when purchasing tickets to special events and recreational parks online.  138 more words

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