If you get a call, text or email telling you that you’re about to be arrested, it’s a scam.
Job Related Scams
Fake Job Scams are common. Learn to spot and avoid job scams.
Jury Duty Scams
Police never call people to threaten them with arrest for missing jury duty. Learn how to protect yourself.
Utility Shut off Scams
Calls or texts that threaten you with immediate electric or water shut-offs are scams.
Scam Squad at 216-443-SCAM (7226) or using our online form.
Telephone and mail continue to be among scammers’ favorite tools for stealing money or personal information. If someone tries to panic you or rush you, its ok to hang up. Watch for these common scams.
You can often spot a scam by the payment method requested. Learn about counterfeit checks, gift cards, bitcoin, apps and other payment methods scammers love.