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19Aug

Scammers Impersonating Sheriff’s Office Employees

Lane County, Ore.- We have received recent reports of a telephone scam in our community. The scammers commonly identify themselves either verbally, by text or by email as employees of the Lane County Sheriff’s Office.     Often times the scammers identify themselves using the names of real Sheriff’s Office employees and provide a fraudulent […]

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06Jun

EPD – Beware of the PayPal Crypto Currency Scam

Eugene, Ore. – Recently a Eugene resident called Eugene Police to report losing $15,000 to scammers. He reached out to ask if Eugene Police could send out information to the public so no one else would be victimized.   In late May, the victim received an email that looked like it came from PayPal, including […]

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06Jun

Phone Scam – Springfield

Springfield, Ore. – The Springfield Police Department was alerted to another phone scam regarding subpoena service and potential criminal charges.   The most recent scam involved a subject representing themselves as a Sergeant with SPD and notified the victim that a subpoena was dropped off at a work address, and that they missed court. The […]