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February 16, 2017

Survey IDs Common Traits of Investment Fraud Victims

The AARP Fraud Watch Network has launched a campaign to warn consumers about the inclinations and activities common to investment fraud victims.
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June 06, 2016

Spike in Counterfeit Cases, 2 Reports from Maui

Recent reports of counterfeit activity on Maui included cases involving counterfeit $100 bills on Molokaʻi and Wailluku, Maui in May and April respectively.
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May 26, 2016

Maui Police Warn of IRS Phone Scam

The potential victims are instructed to go to the bank and withdraw a large sum of money. One resident reported that the caller said he would then go to the house to collect the money.
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December 16, 2015

Maui Police Warn of Counterfeit $50 Bills

The department notes that offenders often times use authentic $1 bills, and re-print a larger denomination on it. This method will create a false positive when utilizing a counterfeit pen.
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June 04, 2015

Maui Department of Water Supply Warns of Phone Scam

The Maui Department of Water Supply is warning customers of unauthorized phone calls from someone posing as a DWS representative.
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March 18, 2015

Maui Police Provide Tips to Avoid Being Scammed

Maui police provided some tips on how to avoid being scammed after Maui Now received multiple reports of individuals being approached outside of several businesses in Central Maui.
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February 04, 2014

Maui Police Warn of Phone Scams

Recently there has been reports of individuals identifying themselves as a representative of the IRS. These individuals are saying there is an outstanding debt of back taxes that is owed immediately.
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October 21, 2013

Maui Warned of Fake DWS Phone Calls

Under the scam, water officials say, customers are being falsely offered a discount on their water bill if they pay by credit card over the phone.
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August 12, 2013

Scam Alert: Utility Impersonators Use Fake Caller ID

The company issued a warning to customers today, saying dozens of small business customers across the state have reported receiving calls saying their electric bill is delinquent and that they're subject to same-day disconnection.
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July 04, 2012

Scam Fundraiser Uses Guise of Well Known Maui Hālau

The latest reports involve individuals selling jewelry claiming the funds are for a trip to Tahiti for dancers from the hālau of well-known international entertainer and Kumu Hula Keali`i Reichel, whom they claim is gravely ill.
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June 01, 2012

Phone Scam: Fake Office On Aging Calls

Authorities say the caller falsely identifies themselves in association with the County of Maui Office on Aging or other government agency, making claims that the recipient qualifies for free diabetes supplies.
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November 18, 2011

Maui Credit Union Reports Phone Scam

The scam involves an automated phone recording that tells recipients their VIC FCU account has been compromised. The recording then prompts the person to reveal their ATM and Debit account card numbers.
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October 20, 2011

Maui Residents Warned of Door-to-Door Scam

The Attorney General is warning residents of companies selling magazines, books and DVDs door-to-door, stating that the proceeds will benefit a local hospital.
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April 12, 2011

MECO Warns of Utility Impersonator Scam

Maui Electric Company is warning customers of a scam involving individuals posing as MECO employees.
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