CMU Warns Of Scams

Chillicothe Municipal Utilities officials report customers have been receiving phone calls claiming they are behind on their utility bills.  Chillicothe Municipal Utilities says they DO NOT call customers who are delinquent.  They will place a door hanger as a reminder or send notices in the mail. If you receive these calls they can be ignored or you can contact the […]

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Sheriff Warns Of New Scams

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department has responded to several reports of scam attempts.  Sheriff Steve Cox says lately they have received reports that scammers have twisted their approach to citizens in an attempt to steal money.  The latest involves multiple people calling you with several variations but one person will work at getting only the name of your bank. Cox […]

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IRS Advise On Phishing

Thieves will try many ways to steal your identity and account information, and often will ask you to give it to them.  An IRS spokesman says to be wary of phishing scams. Some phishing emails work to scare you into action. Always verify information using known “real” web pages and phone numbers. For more information on Phishing scams, go to […]

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Chillicothe Police Activity for 5/14/21

Chillicothe Police received 91 calls for service on 05/14/2021. Calls included: 8:00 am Officer out at Polk and Washington Street in an attempt to catch a dog running loose, but was unable to catch the dog. 8:01 am, Officers received a report of a theft from a motor vehicle in the 500 block of South Washington Street. The theft occurred […]

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IRS Warns Of COVID-19 Stimulus Scams

As the second round of Federal Economic Stimulus funds are being distributed, the IRS says scammers wasted no time in creating new scams to try and get your money and personal information. The IRS says their Criminal Investigators have seen a variety of Economic Impact Payment (EIP) scams and other financial schemes designed to steal money and personal information from […]

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Parks Warns of Possible Mail Scam

A possible scam aimed at registered voters is making the rounds in the KCHI area, according to Livingston County Clerk Sherry Parks. She reports that her office has been notified of a mailing that has been sent to certain registered voters of Livingston County. The return address on the envelope says “The Voter Participation Center.” Parks wants to assure the […]

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IRS Warms Of Tax Related Scams

As the tax deadline passes, the scammers are active.  Michael Devine says don’t fall for the scams where you receive a call or email from someone claiming to be from the IRS and demanding payment. Devine says if you get that phone call, hang up.  If you receive an email from the IRS, and it wasn’t expected, delete it. If […]

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