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Police Offer Tips to Avoid Becoming Victim of Burglaries Committed by Fake Utility Workers; Seek Victims of Crime

Crime Scene Tape The Long Beach Police Department, once again, is alerting residents about recent reports of persons falsely representing themselves as utility workers, as a ruse to commit burglary. In this scam, the phony “employees” work as a team to distract the occupant and burglarize the home.

Residents Advised to be Aware of Utility Worker Scam

gas-meters monthly reading Photo by Mulmatsherm The Long Beach Gas and Oil (LBGO) Department is alerting residents about recent reports of persons falsely representing themselves as utility workers, claiming that gas meter needs to be replaced and inquiring when the resident will be out of the home.

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