City of St. Paul Park 

on the Mississippi

Don't get scammed

The St. Paul Park Police Department would like residents to be aware of some common scams aimed at seniors:
  • Grandparents scam
  • Fake check scam
  • Lotteries scam
  • "You have won" scam
  • Medicare scam

Prevention is the most effective way to attack this problem.  How to avoid scams:
  • Never send money or give bank or personal information to someone you don't know.
  • Never send money to receive a prize
  • Never cash a check or money order for someone you don't know.

The scams listed above a just a few identified in the guide titled "Seniors' Guide to Fighting Fraud" prepared by the Minnesota Attorney General's Office.  For a copy of this guide or to report these scams and their perpetrators call the Attorney General's Office, 1400 Bremer Tower, 445 Minnesota Street, St Paul MN 55101 (651) 296-3353.
City of St. Paul Park, 600 Portland Avenue, St. Paul Park MN 55071