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Caution About Possible Phone Scam Targeting Military Families in Tricare

| June 21, 2018

Officials are cautioning about a possible phone scam involving Tricare, the military health care program for active and retired service members, but there are no reports of scamming in Flagler.

Flagler County Warns of Scam Under the Guise of Waste Management Trash Hauler

| November 30, 2017

Waste Management notified Flagler County officials about a scam in another state asking “valued customers” to wire transfer money to a different account

Flagler Sheriff Warns Public of Caller Impersonating a Cop in Warrant Scam

| July 13, 2015

Residents are reporting that a scammer posing as a sheriff’s captain or lieutenant tells callers there’s an active warrant for their arrest, and they must pay $1,000.

Bunnell Man With Early Dementia Is Scammed Out of $19,000 in Common Lottery Fraud

| December 3, 2014

The lottery fraud entails a caller claiming the victim has won $1 million but must send in $20,000 in separate payments below $10,000 each to claim the prize. The fraud has been flagged by the Florida Department of Financial Services.

Flagler Sheriff Warns of Persistent IRS Phone Scam

| June 17, 2014

Immigrants are frequently targeted. Potential victims are threatened with deportation, arrest, having their utilities shut off, or having their driver’s licenses revoked. Callers are frequently insulting or hostile – apparently to scare their potential victims.

Driven By Lower Fuel Costs, FPL Projects Lowering Power Bills By $2 a Month in 2012

| November 22, 2011

FPL, the state’s largest utility, said 2012 fuel costs are now projected to be $460 million less than it had anticipated earlier as natural gas costs keep dropping. That won’t affect surcharges for future nuclear power plant construction.

Nuclear Socialism: FPL and Progress Energy Get $282 Million Rate Hike

| October 24, 2011

Though FPL’s and Progress Energy’s nuclear plants may never be built, the Public Service Commission is set to approve billing utility customers now for those future costs.

She Trusted Them, Put Them Up, They Robbed Her of $50,000: Marsha Fingland’s Story

| March 24, 2011

Local Realtor Marsha Fingland trusted John and Joanne Johnson when they claimed to be inheritors of millions looking for a church to tithe, and places to stay before they could tap their money. She turned out to be their scam’s latest victim.

iPhonies: Chinese Knock-Off Scam Based in Palm Coast

| April 9, 2010

Palm Coast’s Mary Losito was allegedly buying fake $30 iPhones and selling them for $350.

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