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Clarksville Police Department Scams of the Day for April 14th, 2017

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is going to make the public aware of some of the scams that they receive daily. CPD knows there are an unlimited amounts of scams, but they are going to try and put out the ones where people have actually suffered a loss.

Consumers beware of Property Rental Scam. A local property management company lists their properties on Craigslist. They found there has been a scammer utilizing their photos and information and posting the properties as their own.

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Clarksville Police Department Scams of the Day for February 28th, 2017

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is going to make the public aware of some of the scams that they receive daily. CPD knows there are an unlimited amounts of scams, but they are going to try and put out the ones where people have actually suffered a loss.

In Scam #1, a woman received a phone call from a man claiming to represent “The Police Officer’s Alliance,” and they were attempting to get “donations”.

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Clarksville Police Department Scam of the Day for February 26th, 2018

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is going to make the public aware of some of the scams that they receive daily. CPD knows there are an unlimited amounts of scams, but they are going to try and put out the ones where people have actually suffered a loss.

Clarksville Police have put out similar scam warnings about purchases online.

The victim saw a 2014 Honda Accord advertised on Craigslist, out of Memphis, for $2500.

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Clarksville Police Department Scams of the Day for December 4th, 2017

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is going to make the public aware of some of the scams that they receive daily. CPD knows there are an unlimited amounts of scams, but they are going to try and put out the ones where people have actually suffered a loss.

Scam #1 – Computer repair refund. A man had a computer repaired within the past couple of months and received a call from the business saying that they were going out of business and were refunding him $200.00.

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Clarksville Police Department Scams of the Day for November 28th, 2017

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is going to make the public aware of some of the scams that they receive daily. CPD knows there are an unlimited amounts of scams, but they are going to try and put out the ones where people have actually suffered a loss.

There were a couple of scams which were not successful due to the potential victims thinking before responding. CPD wanted to make the public aware of the attempted, but denied scams.

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Clarksville Police make public aware of Robbery, Theft, and Aggravated Assault Incidents from Online Buying and Selling Scams

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Currently, the Clarksville Police Department’s District 1 and 3 CI Units are both investigating three different incidents that recently occurred involving buying iPhones online on Craigslist and by using the letgo app.

The sellers-suspects tell the victims that they are selling iPhones (that don’t work properly) and then attempt to get away with the victims’ cash without losing any items of value.

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Tennessee Consumer Affairs Warns the public of Craigslist Moving Scams

 

Tennessee Division of Consumer AffairsNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (TDCI) Division of Consumer Affairs warns residents to use caution when hiring movers through websites like Craigslist.

Last month, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported a Craigslist moving scam that left a Georgia resident robbed of $75,000 worth of her family’s personal and household valuables.

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Tennessee Consumer Affairs Provides Tips to Avoid Craigslist Housing Scams

 

Use Caution to Protect Your Money and Your Identity

Tennessee Division of Consumer AffairsNashville, TN – The population boom in cities like Nashville has many consumers turning to online housing websites such as Craigslist to find an apartment or rental home.

While these popular sites offer convenience for housing seekers, the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (TDCI) Division of Consumer Affairs warns that they can often be a playground for identity thieves and scammers.

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Clarksville Police seeks assistance Identifying Counterfeit Currency Suspect

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Detective Dennis Honholt was able to provide a photo of the most recent suspect related to the counterfeit currency incidents. At this point, we have no name information and are unable to link him to other suspects. This suspect recently did a Craigslist deal for Nike shoes using counterfeit currency.

If anyone can identify the suspect in the photo, please call Detective Honholt at 931.648.0565 Ext. 5260 or the CrimeStoppers TIPS Hotline at 931.645.TIPS (8477).

Clarksville Police asks public's help in identifying suspect in this photo.

Clarksville Police asks public’s help in identifying suspect in this photo.

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Clarksville Police Department warns Businesses and Sellers Using Social Media of Counterfeit Money

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department reports that since January this year (2015), they have had multiple counterfeit currency incidents.

Detective Dennis Honholt, along with the assistance of other CPD Detectives and Patrol Officers, have arrested individuals in connection with these cases, but the counterfeit currency trend seems to be ongoing.

Clarksville Police reports counterfeit currency being passed in Clarksville.

Clarksville Police reports counterfeit currency being passed in Clarksville.

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