Scam Alerts

Today's technology opens us to a world beyond our homes.  It can also make us vulnerable to crimes and fraud.  Your best defense--information. 

The department is dedicated to protecting the residents of South Elgin by providing information.  Click here for more information on BullyingCrime Prevention InformationSafety Advice or Distracted Driving.  Be crime smart!


SEPD Warns Residents of Active Phone Scams
SEPD advises of two current phone scams resulting in the lose of large sums of money.


IRS SCAM ALERT--Beware of a False Notice Left at Your Door
Victims contact the Treasury Inspector General Tax Administration at 1-800-366-4484.

Community Scam Alert--Door to Door Solicitation--Call 9-1-1

Seniors Don't Fall Victim to the "Grandparent Scam"--Know What It Is and How To Protect Yourself
When it hits home, it becomes more personal.


Top Ten Scams Targeting Seniors
Financial scams targeting seniors are so common, it is being considered "the crime of the 21st century."

More Senior Scam Alerts

The Police Department Warns Seniors that the Administration on Aging DOES NOT Call or Request Money to Determine Eligibility for Living Well Grants
Newest phone scam--beware!