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While it’s human nature to be curious about who and why someone would run a background check, the email is not coming from a trusted source and you should not click on any links.
Doing so may install malware on your computer, and/or provide the sender with your entire contact list, turning you into an unwilling spammer.
View Your Public Records: The recent wildfires are bringing out the best in residents of San Diego County, but they also bring out the worst in criminals looking to take advantage.
The San Diego County District Attorney’s Office is working to keep you from being re-victimized by various scams and illegal activity.
Additional victims of this scam, or other suspected financial elder abuse can report it at (619) 531-3245.
Members of the public are asked to call only if you have sent money to one of these scams and have not already reported it to a law enforcement agency.
It's a startling phone call you could receive: "There's a warrant out for your arrest." A scam going on right now in many counties hopes that fear will cause you to act without thinking.
The caller is very pushy and poses as an employee of the Sheriff's Department.
REMEMBER, no deputy or employee of the Sheriff's Department will ever contact members of the public by telephone to demand money or any other form of payment. People with outstanding warrants are encouraged to turn themselves in Monday through Friday from a.m. To check if you have an outstanding warrant in the County of San Diego, visit this site.Here’s an example of what the email might say: Notice of Background Check =========================== Date: 08/21/14 BC-ID: 17615572 =========================== To: This is an automated notice: Someone submitted a background check with your information within the last 24 hours.It is our duty to provide both parties involved in the background check process with full disclosure.To watch a safety video about warrant scams, follow us on You Tube.The District Attorney’s Office is warning the public about a lottery scam that uses the official San Diego County seal and appears to be targeting veterans and senior citizens.