IRS Telephone Scam Alert


Big Bear, CA, November 6, 2015 - The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station has received numerous reports of a telephone scam wherein callers falsely identify themselves as representatives of the IRS and make demands for immediate payment of back taxes with Green Dot or other prepaid debit cards. These thieves use the IRS name to try to steal money or … [Read more...]

DWP Telephone Scammers Hitting Big Bear Again

Big Bear Lake, CA, May 21, 2014 – Telephone scammers are at it again attempting to now swindle DWP customers in Big Bear.  Dani McGee of Big Bear Department of Water tells KBHR that beginning today several customers–mostly small business owners–have been called by people posing as DWP representatives. The callers try to pressure customers … [Read more...]

Phone Scammers Hit Harder During Holiday Season. Protect Yourself


Big Bear, Ca, December 8, 2011, 1:00pm - Big Bear Valley Residents should take steps to protect themselves and their loved ones from scams asking for personal information.  Recently residents in the Big Bear Valley have been called by people posing as their bank, and have been asked to give out personal bank information.  According to Public … [Read more...]