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Borough police warn of scam

NAUGATUCK — A scam is circulating around Naugatuck involving smoke detector inspections. The scam involves calls to residents from people claiming to represent the Naugatuck Fire Department. According to police,…

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Town warns of scam

PROSPECT — The town is advising residents to be aware of a scam from callers pretending to represent the Volunteer Fire Department of Prospect. According to a post on the…

Missed call could be scam

WATERBURY — A new scam is targeting Connecticut cellphone customers and could cause them to incur big charges on their wireless bills. The state’s Better Business Bureau issued an alert…

State warns of Readers Digest prize scam

HARTFORD — State officials issued a warning Friday about a scam involving a fake letter from Gov. Dannel Malloy and the Reader’s Digest Sweepstakes prize. The way the scam works…

Con artists getting ‘more brazen’ with utility scams

Local and state officials are warning people to be on the alert for con men and burglars who are posing as utility workers to target residents. In a twist to…

Man sued after he fools investor with phantom Porsche race car

NAUGATUCK — Keith Goggin is not a Porsche guy. The 42-year-old Manhattan options trader describes himself as more of an “American-hotrod-muscle-car guy.” But when borough resident Paul Burkman proposed that…