Resident leery of potential Amazon scam: Gates Mills Police Blotter | #phishing | #scams | #cybersecurity | #infosecurity | #hacker



GATES MILLS, Ohio

Fraud: Carriage Place

A resident said June 16 that he received a call from someone claiming to be from Amazon and said the person knew his Social Security number and tried to solicit money from him.

The resident suspected it was a scam but found no activity on any of his bank accounts. Officers advised him to set up fraud alert on any accounts.

Lost property: Chagrin River Road

A woman lost her purse in the Sara’s Place parking lot overnight June 12.

It was later located by an officer and returned to her.

Traffic stop: Mayfield Road

A Willoughby man, 74, was cited for a red-light violation and driving under suspension June 12.

911 calls: Dorchester Road

Officers responded to a residence June 14 after receiving a 911 call with static on the line.

They confirmed there was a problem with the phone lines.

Escort: Battles Road

An officer escorted a woman to her ex-boyfriend’s home June 16 so she could retrieve property pursuant to a court order.

Disturbance: Dorchester Road

A resident was advised of a loud music complaint around 12:15 a.m. June 17.

Traffic complaints: Gates Mills Boulevard

Several calls were received about traffic congestion near SOM Center Road around 2 p.m. June 17.

Officers found workers paving the roadway and assured that flaggers were out and there was proper signage.

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