State Controller Scam

This scam has been around since at least 2016, but recently came to the attention of Beaumont PD. Scammers are getting more and more crafty, even resorting to mailing fraudulent letters that look like they are coming from the California State Controller’s Office. Thankfully an astute resident researched the information provided on the letter, determined […]

Scam Alert

Scam Warning

The Beaumont Police Department would like to take the time to warn residents about some recent scams impacting some of our residents. Watch for some of these indicators and follow some of these tips to avoid becoming a victim! Scammers often target the elderly; doing their homework before they contact a victim, including searching social […]

Scam Alert

Beware of IRS Tax Scams

Tax season is here and with that comes opportunities to scam unsuspecting taxpayers with calls requesting victims provide cash, wire transfers, gift cards, etc., to avoid warrants or arrests. Try as we do to keep people aware, as long as there are potential victims, the calls will continue. Unfortunately, several residents have reported falling victim […]