Police Urge Caution to Avoid Robbery, Scams

RACINE – With the year-end holidays approaching, the Racine Police Department (RPD) has seen a recent increase in robberies during property exchanges related to online transactions. The RPD offers these suggestions for completing online transactions (such as Facebook Marketplace or Craig’s List) that result in face-to-face exchanges. When meeting with a seller or buyer, use […]

Vaccine research participation scams on the rise

MADISON – With COVID-19 vaccine research in the headlines, state and federal authorities urge residents to be wary of vaccine research participation scams. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP), and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) to avoid becoming a victim of an imposter scam […]