New Scam Reported to Big Bear Sheriff’s Station

Big Bear, CA, May 21, 2012, 3:00pm - On Friday, May 18th, the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station released information about a new scam that was reported locally.  The reporting party received an official-looking letter from a company identifying themselves as Consumer Panel from New York, NY.  The envelope was postmarked out of Canada and contained a … [Read more...]

Big Bear Sheriff’s Station Hosts Free Seminar on Identity Theft and Scams

Big Bear, CA, April 10, 2012, 5:00pm - In order to raise community awareness, the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station is offering a free seminar on identity theft and common fraud scams on Wednesday evening, April 11th.  Our local Sheriff’s Department has received an increased number of reports of scams and identity theft over the past three months.  … [Read more...]

First Mountain Bank Customers Reminded to Keep Information Private

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Big Bear, Ca July 13, 2011 2:00 pm - First Mountain Bank has alerted KBHR that their customers are, once again, receiving fraudulent phone calls, generated by scam artists claiming to be making contact on behalf of the bank.  Those called have reportedly been asked to provide account numbers and pin codes to reactivate their ATM and … [Read more...]